Effects of annealing on structural and magnetic properties of template synthesized cobalt nanowires useful as data storage and nano devices

  • Deepak Saini
  • R. P. Chauhan
  • Sanjeev Kumar


Cobalt nanowires of 100 nm diameter were synthesised electrochemically, in the pores of anodic alumina membrane (AAM). Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy was used to study the in situ growth of cobalt nanowires in the AAM. The structural and morphological characterization of template synthesized cobalt nanowires was done through X-ray diffractometer and scanning electron microscope, respectively. Effect of annealing on electrical and magnetic properties of cobalt nanowires was also investigated.


Anodic Alumina Membrane Versus Behaviour Cobalt Metal Electrodeposition Time Local Discontinuity 
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This work is supported by Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India under Nano Mission scheme (sanction order no. SR/NM/NS-84/2008).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University College of EngineeringPunjabi UniversityPatialaIndia
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsNational Institute of TechnologyKurukshetraIndia
  3. 3.Department of Applied SciencePEC University of TechnologyChandigarhIndia

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