Cyclic voltammetric studies on gallium film electrodes in alkaline media

  • A Varadharaj
  • G Prabhakara Rao
Physical and Theoretical


Using cyclic voltammetric techniques the electrochemical behaviour of gallium in alkali media has been investigated. Three anodic peaks, one cathodic peak, and a secondary anodic peak—an observation hitherto unreported—are obtained. Detailed analyses of these various stages of oxidation and reduction based on their peak potential and peak current characteristics have revealed the nature of the underlying electrochemical reactions.


Cyclic voltammetry on gallium anodic oxidation of gallium mechanism of oxide film growth 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A Varadharaj
    • 1
  • G Prabhakara Rao
    • 1
  1. 1.Central Electrochemical Research InstituteKaraikudiIndia

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