Electrodeposition of Al on magnesium alloy from aluminum chloride/l-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride ionic liquids

Jeng Kuei Chang, Su Yau Chen, Chien Hsiung Tseng, Wen Ta Tsai, Ming Jay Deng, I. Wen Sun

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Abstract

A continuous and adhesive Al layer was successfully electrodeposited on a Mg alloy in aluminum chloride/1-ethyl3-methylimidazolium ionic liquid at room temperature. Surface morphology, crystal structure, and chemical composition of the deposit were examined with a scanning electron microscope, an X-ray diffractometer, and an X-ray energy dispersive spectroscope, respectively. The corrosion resistance of the Al-coated Mg alloy was also evaluated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)585-587
Number of pages3
JournalElectrochemistry
Volume77
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Aug

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrochemistry

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