Nanowires and nanostructures fabrication using template methods: a step forward to real devices combining electrochemical synthesis with lithographic techniques
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- Mátéfi-Tempfli, S., Mátéfi-Tempfli, M., Vlad, A. et al. J Mater Sci: Mater Electron (2009) 20: 249. doi:10.1007/s10854-008-9568-6
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One of the great challenges of today is to find reliable techniques for the fabrication of nanomaterials and nanostructures. Methods based on template synthesis and on self organization are the most promising due to their easiness and low cost. This paper focuses on the electrochemical synthesis of nanowires and nanostructures using nanoporous host materials such as supported anodic aluminum considering it as a key template for nanowires based devices. New ways are opened for applications by combining such template synthesis methods with nanolithographic techniques.