The Zn-Ni alloy whiskers were prepared by electrochemical method and were characterized by XRD、SEM and EDS methods.The results showed that Ni5Zn21 and Ni3Zn22 whiskers were obtained with the length of 2~4 μm and the diameter of 250 nm,thereby the rations of length/diameter fell between 8 and 16.The electrochemical behavior was investigated by cyclic voltammetry method simultaneously.A new method was provided on whisker preparation based on this work.


Ni5Zn21, Ni3Zn22, whisker, electrochemistry

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