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pas·si·vate

(pas'i-vāt),
To render less activated, so as to diminish the activation of cells or cell surfaces.
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salts were found to be stronger passivators than the ammonium salts (about 100 mV greater PI).
The anodic passivators discussed here refer to inhibitors that enhance chemisorption of dissolved oxygen and migrate readily to the anodic sites.
Cathodic passivators impede corrosion by forming surface deposits at the inactive sites within a metal.
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2011; Schleh and Hohlfeld 2009) could function as passivators in the lung.
The corrosion inhibition processes in different solutions using a variety of inhibitors and passivators, represent important cases worthy of intensive studies[3-5].
This behaviour cannot be lead back to material properties of the LEDs, but with a great probability the construction, housing and definitely the phosphor-based passivators or colour lenses are behind this phenomenon.
The typical modified zinc phosphate inhibitive pigments are effective as anodic and cathodic passivators in coatings.
The remaining chapters address passivity, iron and steel, effect of stress, atmospheric corrosion, corrosion in soils, oxidation, stray-current corrosion, cathodic protection, metallic coatings, inorganic coatings, organic coatings, inhibitors and passivators, treatment of water and steam systems, alloying stainless steels for corrosion resistance, copper and copper alloys, aluminum and aluminum alloys, magnesium and magnesium alloys, nickel and nickel alloys, cobalt and cobalt alloys, titanium, zirconium, tantalum, and lead.
Using electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, Bertocci evaluated calcium magnesium acetate and other commercial passivators and sodium chloride solutions.
These additives include corrosion inhibitors in the liquid phase or vapor phase, lubrication, and metal passivators for copper, brass, and bronze.