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International Journal of Corrosion
Volume 2015, Article ID 375489, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/375489
Research Article

Study on Corrosion of Macroporous Silicon in Sodium Hydroxide Solution by Electrochemical Methods and Scanning Electron Microscopy

1School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Sichuan University of Arts and Science, Dazhou 635000, China
2Key Laboratory of Green Catalysis of Sichuan Institutes of Higher Education, Sichuan University of Science and Engineering, Zigong 643000, China
3Material Corrosion and Protection Key Laboratory of Sichuan Province, Sichuan University of Science and Engineering, Zigong 643000, China
4School of Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Engineering, Sichuan University of Science and Engineering, Zigong 643000, China

Received 24 June 2015; Accepted 19 August 2015

Academic Editor: Michael J. Schütze

Copyright © 2015 Chuan Lai et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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