Fabrication of nanotemplate and nanowires from bulk aluminum at room temperature

Ching Yuen Chan, Bang Kun Jin, Kai Leung Yung, Yan Xu

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A method of fabricating nanotemplate and nanowires by the anodization of bulk aluminum at room temperature is reported in this paper. Details of manufacturing processes as well as some in-depth discussions on the formation mechanism of nano pores with reference to the phenomena observed in experiments are presented. Effects of fabricating conditions such as the anodization time, temperature, current intensity, voltage and features of solutions, were studied in the experiments.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1302-1305
Number of pages4
JournalKey Engineering Materials
Volume364-366 II
Publication statusPublished - 11 Feb 2008


  • Bulk aluminum anodization
  • Nanotemplate
  • Nanowires

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Materials Science
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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