DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/kem.415.65
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Cristian Pirvu, Mihaela Mindroiu, Ioana Demetrescu

Abstract: In this paper the elaboration and characterization of polypyrrole coatings on active metallic surfaces were performed. The one-step electropolymerization of pyrrole on zinc-coated steel electrodes was investigated under several techniques (cyclic voltammetry, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, atomic force microscopy) in aqueous medium. Adherent and homogeneous PPy coatings were obtained using tartrate counter-ions. The obtained results show that the PPy coatings increase the corrosion potential and reduc…

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