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The hydrogen-atom direct-entry mechanism is used to explain why the steady-state hydrogen permeation current density through a metal membrane is directly proportional to the cathodic current density, ic, and is independent of the membrane thickness when ic is small.


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DOI: 10.1149/1.2043855

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