passivation potential

in electrochemical corrosion
The most negative @[email protected] at which the passivating @[email protected] is formed. The passivation potential is equal to or more positive than the equilibrium potential of formation of the phase constituting the @[email protected] Usually, the @[email protected] goes through a maximum at the passivation potential.
See also:
passive state (in electrochemical corrosion)
PAC, 1989, 61, 19. (Electrochemical corrosion nomenclature (Recommendations 1988)) on page 21 [Terms] [Paper]