Journal of Applied Electrochemistry

, Volume 36, Issue 8, pp 871–882 | Cite as

Electrodeposition of FeCoNiCu nanowires

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Abstract

Electrodeposition of FeCoNiCu/Cu nanometric, compositionally modulated alloy nanowires is presented. Pure Cu nanowires and Co-rich FeCoNiCu alloy nanowires were deposited from a single electrolyte. A double potential pulse scheme was used for multilayer deposition and significant anodic dissolution was observed during the low potential pulse. Galvanostatic triple pulses with a relaxation period were developed to minimize the local pH rise inside the nanopores during fabrication of the layered FeCoNiCu/Cu nanowires.

Keywords

Co-rich alloys electrodeposition nanowires Magnetic multilayers 

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This work was supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. CTS-0210832 and NSF-IGERT DGE-9987603.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mary A. and Gordon Cain Department of Chemical EngineeringLouisiana State UniversityBaton RougeUSA

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