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Volume 37, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0032-1400


It is well known that the performance of platinum electroplating baths can deteriorate suddenly during operation. This review suggests that 195-platinum nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy is a powerful technique for investigating the changes in the composition of the solution that lead to a loss in current efficiency and/or poor deposit quality and, indeed, may be used for the routine monitoring of the state of health of operational baths. This technique can also be used to gain an understanding of the complex chemistry of modern platinum electroplating baths and so assist in the continuing search for commercial baths with superior performance.


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