Electrochemical behavior of Fe (III) ion in CaO-MgO-SiO2-Al2O3-NaF-Fe2O3 melts at 1673 K

Ke Zhang, Handong Jiao, Zhigang Zhou, Shuqiang Jiao, Hongmin Zhu

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Studies were conducted to investigate the cathodic behavior of Fe (III) ion in a CaO-MgO-Al2O3-SiO2-NaF-Fe2O3 melt at 1673 K. The kinetic parameters for the charge transfer steps and the reduction mechanism of Fe (III) were investigated by cyclic voltammetry and square wave voltammetry. The results show that two steps are involved during the electrochemical reduction of Fe (III): Fe3+ + e → Fe2+, Fe2+ + 2e → Fe. Meanwhile, galvanostatic electrolysis was performed on a molybdenum electrode, which further presents the feasibility of electro-depositing iron in the molten CaO-MgO-Al2O3-SiO2-NaF-Fe2O3 system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)D710-D714
JournalJournal of the Electrochemical Society
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Electrochemistry
  • Materials Chemistry


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