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|Title:||Aging time effect on the formation of alumina nanowires on AAO templates||Authors:||Thongmee, S.
|Issue Date:||Jul-2008||Citation:||Thongmee, S., Ding, J., Jiabao, Y., Pan, H., Yi, J.B., Lin, J.Y. (2008-07). Aging time effect on the formation of alumina nanowires on AAO templates. Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic and Nano-Metal Chemistry 38 (6) : 469-474. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1080/15533170802264924||Abstract:||This article presents the fabrication of alumina nanowires by etching AAO templates using chromic acid solutions. Our work has shown that an aging process in the ambient atmosphere for a relatively long time is indispensable to obtain uniform, small diameter alumina nanowires, which may be due to the release/redistribution of internal stresses of AAO template. The study of the formation mechanism leads to the optimization of the fabrication procedure. Alumina nanowires with a diameter of 5-10 nm have been achieved with a very good uniformity, an excellent surface coverage, and a relatively large BET surface of 50 m2/g.||Source Title:||Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic and Nano-Metal Chemistry||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/52605||ISSN:||15533174||DOI:||10.1080/15533170802264924|
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