Electrochemical Synthesis of Inorganic Compounds: A Bibliography

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Zoltan Nagy
Springer US, May 1, 1985 - Science - 474 pages
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Electrochemical synthesis of inorganic compounds is a relatively unknown field. The successful, large industrial processes, such as chlorine-caustic production, are well known, but the large number of other compounds that have been synthesized electrochemically are much less appreciated, even by electrochemists and inorganic chemists. The last comprehensive book on this subject was published in the 1930's and no modern review or summary of the whole field is in existence. But the field is in no way dormant, as attested by the large number of publications, undiminished throughout the years, describing new syntheses and improvements of old ones. Indeed, it can be expected that practical applications of electrochemical inor ganic syntheses will increase in the future as an increasing portion of our energy will be available in electrical form. Electrochemical processes have important advantages over chemical routes: often the selectivity of the reaction can be better controlled through the use of potential control at the electrode, and the creation of environmen tally harmful waste material can be avoided more easily since one is using the purest reagent - the electron. In addition to development of new synthetic routes, many old ones, which were found to be un economical in the past, are worth reexamining in light of the recent considerable advances in cell design principles, materials of construc tion, and electrode and separator materials, together with our im proved understanding of electrode reactions and electrocatalysis. It is in the hope of accelerating this process that this bibliography is published.

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Contents

Ag Silver
1
Au Gold
17
Ba Barium
31
Ca Calcium
56
Co Cobalt
72
Cs Cesium
95
Deuterium
108
Eu Europium
125
Nb Niobium
319
Os Osmium
345
Pb Lead
358
Pd Palladium
383
Sb Antimony
408
Sr Strontium
424
Th Thorium
432
Ti Titanium
440

Ga Gallium
139
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183
La Lanthanum
217
Mo Molybdenum
259
U Uranium
452
W Tungsten
459
Xe Xenon
469
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