Electrochemical fabrication of highly ordered semiconductor and metallic nanowire arrays

X.Y. Zhang, L.D. Zhang, Wei Chen, G.W. Meng, M.J. Zheng, L.X. Zhao, F. Phillipp

Research output: Journal article publicationJournal articleAcademic researchpeer-review

142 Citations (Scopus)


In this article, we report the fabrication of highly ordered TiO2 nanowire arrays by anodic oxidative hydrolysis of TiCl3 within a hexagonal close-packed nanochannel alumina (NCA). The single-crystalline anatase TiO2 nanowires with diameters about 15 nm and lengths about 6 ?m are obtained after annealing at 500°C. Finally, the fabrication and characterization of highly ordered Au and Ni nanowire arrays with selectable diameters are also reported.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2511-2515
Number of pages5
JournalChemistry of Materials
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 21 Sept 2001
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry
  • General Chemical Engineering
  • Materials Chemistry


Dive into the research topics of 'Electrochemical fabrication of highly ordered semiconductor and metallic nanowire arrays'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this