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Journal of Central South University of Technology

, Volume 11, Issue 4, pp 371–374 | Cite as

Preparation of copper nano-wires by template synthesis method

  • Zheng Guo-qu Email author
  • Ni Si-yu 
  • Zheng Hua-jun 
  • Gan Xue-hong 
  • Zhang Jiu-yuan 
Article

Abstract

Highly ordered and porous anodic aluminum oxide templates were prepared. The ordered copper nanowires arrays were assembled in nano-holes of the template by alternating current electrodeposition at lower voltage. The morphologies of template and copper nano-wires arrays were characterized by means of field emission scanning electron microscope (FESEM) and the crystal structure of copper nano-wires was determined by means of X-ray diffraction. The results indicate that copper nano-wires hold the preferred crystalline orientation along (111), (200), (220) and (331) crystal faces during growth, and the growth of copper nano-wires in the nano-holes of the template is homogenous and continous.

Key words

template porous alumina copper nano-wires electrodeposition 

CLC number

TG 174.451 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zheng Guo-qu 
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ni Si-yu 
    • 1
  • Zheng Hua-jun 
    • 1
  • Gan Xue-hong 
    • 1
  • Zhang Jiu-yuan 
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Materials Science and EngineeringZhejiang University of TechnologyHangzhouChina

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