The use of ultrasound in electrochemical processes

J. P. Lorimer, Timothy J. Mason, Larysa Paniwnyk, B. Pollet

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


This paper describes the beneficial effects of ultrasound in several electrochemical processes. During the electroplating of chromium from chromium (VI) solutions, the application of ultrasound has been found to be effective in controlling mist emission and improving both the efficiency of the process and the hardness of the deposit. During the electroplating of nickel, it was found that efficiency of the process and the hardness of the deposits were dependent on the applied ultrasonic frequency and power. In the case of electroless nickel plating, the effect of ultrasound was dependent on the nickel concentration. In the presence of ultrasound, the rate of removal of silver from waste photographic processing solutions was found to depend on the speed of rotation of the electrode.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S319-S325
JournalActa Physica Sinica (overseas Edition)
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1999

Bibliographical note

The full text is not available on the repository.


Dive into the research topics of 'The use of ultrasound in electrochemical processes'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this