phosphorous acid


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phos·phor·ous ac·id

(fos-fōr'us as'id),
H3PO3; its salts are phosphites.

phosphorous acid

/phos·pho·rous ac·id/ (fos-for´us) H3PO3; its salts are the phosphites.

phosphorous acid

H3PO3, a crystalline acid formed when phosphorus is oxidized in moist air.
CAS # 13598-36-2
See also: acid
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By controlling the current density, phosphorous acid concentration, and temperature, bright and adherent Ni-P coatings containing various concentrations of phosphorous were obtained.
2] 2 at 70 [degrees]C with different concentrations of phosphorous acid (0-20 g/L) while maintaining a high concentration of phosphoric acid in the bath (40 g/L).
3] indicating that phosphorous acid is indeed the only electrochemically active phosphorous species which acts as the phosphorous source in the present solution.