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Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 38, Issue 11, pp 2423–2427 | Cite as

Electrochemical fabrication of polythiophene film coated metallic nanowire arrays

  • Jiaxin Zhang
  • Gaoquan Shi
  • Chen Liu
  • Liangti Qu
  • Mingxiao Fu
  • Feng'en Chen
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Abstract

Metallic gold (Au) and silver (Ag) nanowire arrays coated with polythiophene (PTh) films were fabricated by successive electrochemical depositions of PTh and metal into the pores of a microporous alumina membrane. The diameter of the composite nanowires was 200 nm and that of the metallic nanowires was about 100 nm. They are adhered to a thin gold film and aligned in a high density of ca. 1010 wires/cm2. The morphology of the composite nanowires has been characterized by an optical microscope, Raman spectroscopy, scanning and transmission electron microscopies. Their electrochemical property has also been investigated.

Keywords

Polymer Gold Transmission Electron Microscopy Optical Microscope Raman Spectroscopy 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiaxin Zhang
    • 1
  • Gaoquan Shi
    • 1
  • Chen Liu
    • 1
  • Liangti Qu
    • 1
  • Mingxiao Fu
    • 1
  • Feng'en Chen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry and Bio-organic Phosphorus LaboratoryTsinghua UniversityBeijingPeople's Republic of China

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