Materials


Preventing corrosion

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Support from: Naval Research Laboratories

Current Students: Mitchell C. Groenenboom

Overview: The U.S. Navy spends billions of dollars a year to prevent or minimize corrosion of its transport vehicles and equipment. A preventive approach is to apply a coating to the degradable metal surface such that the metal is shielded from cathodic reactions, specifically the oxygen reduction reaction, ORR). …