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Corrosion Inhibition from Thiol Self-assembly Layer: A High Pressure Perspective

  • Quanqiang Ren (任全强)Email author
  • Ainong Li
  • Ri Qiu (邱日)Email author
  • Likun Xu
  • Bei Li
  • Zhiyong Sun
Advanced Materials
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Abstract

Taking dodecanethiol as the representative, we investigated the corrosion inhibition performance of SAL in seawater under pressures from 0.1 to 9 MPa. By using scanning Kelvin probe, the dodecanethiol SAL is confirmed to build on Cu surface, and the modification of SAL has positively shifted the surface potential to realize the inertness. Electrochemical techniques, such as electrochemical impedance spectroscopy and potentiodynamic polarization were used to reveal the corrosion behavior of Cu modified by SAL under the different pressure, i e, 0.1, 3, 6, and 9 MPa. It is indicated that the longer modification time affords better corrosion resistance to Cu. Higher static pressure is easier to deteriorate the corrosion inhibition capability due to the penetration effect. A plausible mechanism is proposed to illustrate the degradation process of SAL in the high pressure seawater environment.

Key words

high pressure corrosion self-assembled layer copper dodecanethiol 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Materials Science and EngineeringWuhan University of TechnologyWuhanChina
  2. 2.State Key Laboratory for Marine Corrosion and ProtectionLuoyang Ship Material Research InstituteQingdaoChina
  3. 3.Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Corrosion and Bio-fouling, Institute of OceanologyChinese Academy of SciencesQingdaoChina

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