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Direct electrodeposition of aluminium nano-rods

Perre, Emilie and Nyholm, Leif and Gustafsson, Torbjörn and Taberna, Pierre-Louis and Simon, Patrice and Edström, Kristina Direct electrodeposition of aluminium nano-rods. (2008) Electrochemistry Communications, vol. 10 (n° 10). pp. 1467-1470. ISSN 1388-2481

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.elecom.2008.07.032

Abstract

Electrodeposition of aluminium within an alumina nano-structured template, for use as high surface area current collectors in Li-ion microbatteries, was investigated. The aluminium electrodeposition was carried out in the ionic liquid 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride:aluminium chloride (1:2 ratio). First the aluminium electrodeposition process was confirmed by combined cyclic voltammetry and electrochemical quartz crystal microbalance measurements. Then, aluminium was electrodeposited under pulsed-potential conditions within ordered alumina membranes. A careful removal of the alumina template unveiled free standing arrays of aluminium nano-rods. The nano-columns shape and dimensions are directly related to the template dimensions. To our knowledge, this is the first time that direct electrodeposition of aluminium nano-pillars onto an aluminium substrate is reported.

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Additional Information:Thanks to Elsevier editor. The definitive version is available at http://www.sciencedirect.com The original PDF of the article can be found at Electrochemistry Communications website : http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/13882481
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Institution: Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT
Other partners > Uppsala University (SWEDEN)
Université de Toulouse > Université Paul Sabatier-Toulouse III - UPS
French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS
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Deposited By: Nihad Lahdifi
Deposited On:08 Jul 2010 14:06

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