What is it about?
Here we describe an environmentally benign nickel-zinc tungstate (NiWO4-ZnWO4) nanocomposite with great adhesion and reduced porosity due to improved adsorption sites and film ordering inspired by deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). The synthesis of the newly designed mixed-metal oxide was done via a simple wet-chemical process in the presence of DNA and in-absence of DNA. Electrochemical analyses confirmed improved corrosion protection of Cu by approximately two orders of magnitude by using nickel-zinc tungstate with DNA compared to only the sample without DNA and the blank system (without any inhibitor).
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Why is it important?
Trace quantity of DNA improved the anchoring site
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This page is a summary of: Nickel-zinc tungstate nanocomposites deposited on copper surface for corrosion protection in chloride solution, Journal of Molecular Liquids, August 2021, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.molliq.2021.116342.
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