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ISRN Materials Science
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 356863, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/356863
Research Article

Electrochemical Behavior of Zn-Ni Alloys in Borate Buffer Solutions

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, South Valley University, Qena 83523, Egypt

Received 23 March 2011; Accepted 18 May 2011

Academic Editors: M. Marcos and H. C. Shih

Copyright © 2011 Ayman M. Zaky 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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