African Journal of
Pure and Applied Chemistry

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pure Appl. Chem.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0840
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPAC
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 362

Full Length Research Paper

A study of the morphology and optical properties of electro polished steel in the presence of Vitamin-C

Fatma M. Abouzeid
  • Fatma M. Abouzeid
  • Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt.
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  •  Received: 16 May 2015
  •  Accepted: 05 June 2015
  •  Published: 30 June 2015


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