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Surface and Interface Analysis

An Electrochemists Toolbox

  • Presents a broad overview of spectroscopic and other analytical techniques useful for investigations of phase boundaries in electrochemistry

  • The techniques presented are adaptable to electrocatalysis, electrochemical energy conversion, biocompatibility of metals, galvanic surface treatment and finishing

  • Enables the reader to choose methods most suitable for tackling a range of discrete tasks

  • The coverage is compact and does not overwhelm the reader with details of review papers

Book

Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 74)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Introduction and Overview

  3. Methods and Applications

  4. Back Matter
    Pages 295-300

About this book

Introduction

A broad, almost encyclopedic overview of spectroscopic and other analytical techniques useful for investigations of phase boundaries in electrochemistry is presented. The analysis of electrochemical interfaces and interphases on a microscopic, even molecular level, is of central importance for an improved understanding of the structure and dynamics of these phase boundaries. The gained knowledge will be needed for improvements of methods and applications reaching from electrocatalysis, electrochemical energy conversion, biocompatibility of metals, corrosion protection to galvanic surface treatment and finishing. The book provides an overview as complete as possible and enables the reader to choose methods most suitable for tackling his particular task. It is nevertheless compact and does not flood the reader with the details of review papers.

Keywords

Electrochemistry Helium-Atom-Streuung Interface analysis PED Spectroelectrochemistry Spectroscopy Surface analysis diffraction

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für ChemieTechnische Universität ChemnitzChemnitzGermany

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