• Dmytro Yu. Ushchapovskyi National Technical University of Ukraine «Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute», Ukraine https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2809-2774
  • Olga V. Linyucheva National Technical University of Ukraine «Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute», Ukraine
  • Tetiana I. Motronyuk I. Motronyuk National Technical University of Ukraine «Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute», Ukraine
  • Hlib Yu. Podvashetskyi National Technical University of Ukraine «Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute», Ukraine




sulfate solution; tin-based catalyst, open type cell, sodium formate, current efficiency


The tin-based materials are widely used in sensor technology and also for the catalyst formation. The obtaining of materials with the highest specific surface area, which the volume-porous nano-ordered and structured material can provide, is an important task. In this investigation the electrodeposition of compact nanostructured cathodic tin deposits from sulfate solution with the additive OP-10 has been proposed. The presence of appropriate type of additives in the solution and significant deposition time caused the formation of nanostructured tin surface. It has been established that the highest productivity of СО2 electroreduction was achieved on electroformed tin electrodes whose deposition time was two hours. In the open type membrane cell at СО2 bubbling rate of 5 ml/min in a potentials range –1.5…–1.8 V the current efficiency varies between 11…12.5 %. It has been shown that the maximal rate of sodium formate formation on the deposited nanostructured catalyst was observed at the electrode potential –1.8 V and was twice higher than on polished tin.

Author Biography

Dmytro Yu. Ushchapovskyi, National Technical University of Ukraine «Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute»

аспірант, науковий співробітник кафедри технології електрохімічних виробництв, НТУУ "КПІ"


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