Goldbook title
IUPAC > Gold Book > alphabetical index > P > passivation in electrochemical corrosion
Gold G Icon
Indexes Download

passivation

in electrochemical corrosion
The process of transition from the active to the passive state by formation of the passivating film. Passivation is achieved by an anodic current which at the respective electrode potential must be larger than the maximum current, or by the presence of an oxidized substance in the neighbouring solution which passivates by being reduced (passivator).
Source:
PAC, 1989, 61, 19 (Electrochemical corrosion nomenclature (Recommendations 1988)) on page 21
Interactive Link Maps
First Level Second Level Third Level
Cite as:
IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: http://goldbook.iupac.org (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8. doi:10.1351/goldbook.
Last update: 2014-02-24; version: 2.3.3.
DOI of this term: doi:10.1351/goldbook.P04443.
Original PDF version: http://www.iupac.org/goldbook/P04443.pdf. The PDF version is out of date and is provided for reference purposes only. For some entries, the PDF version may be unavailable.
Current PDF version | Version for print | History of this term
picture