Kinetics of the nucleation and growth of nickel particles in α-alanine-containing electrolytes

  • N. V. Sotskaya
  • L. V. Sapronova
  • O. V. Dolgikh
Physicochemical Processes at the Interfaces


Kinetics of the nucleation and growth of nickel particles in an α-alanine-containing solution is studied with the use of voltammetry and chronoammetry. The electrochemical crystallization of nickel on a copper electrode is found to proceed according to the instantaneous nucleation mechanism. The main kinetic characteristics of the nucleation process are calculated. Partial curves of the metal deposition and hydrogen evolution are constructed.


Hydrogen Evolution Hydrogen Evolution Reaction Copper Electrode Current Transient Nickel Particle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. V. Sotskaya
    • 1
  • L. V. Sapronova
    • 1
  • O. V. Dolgikh
    • 1
  1. 1.Voronezh State UniversityVoronezhRussia

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