Electrodeposition of Nanostructured Materials

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Springer, Oct 12, 2016 - Science - 325 pages

This book provides an overview of electrodeposition of nanomaterials from principles to modern concepts for advanced materials in science and technology. Electrochemical deposition or electrodeposition is explained for fabrication and mass production of functional and nanostructured device materials. The present book spans from principles to modern insights and concepts. It gives a comprehensive overview of the electrochemistry of materials, which is useful as basic information to understand concepts used for nanostructuring of electrodeposited materials, reviews the electrodeposition constituents, thermodynamics and kinetics of electrodeposition, electrochemical and instrumental assessment techniques and other physical factors affecting the electrodeposition mechanisms. A wide variety of nanostructured materials and related concepts and applications are explained with respect to nanocrystals, nanocrystalline films, template-based nanostructures, nanocomposite films, nanostructures on semiconductors, multilayers, mesoporous films, scanning microscopical probe assisted fabrication and galvanic replacement. This book is useful for researchers in materials science, engineering technologists and graduate students. It can also be used as a textbook for undergraduates and graduate students studying related disciplines.

 

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Contents

1 An Overview of Nanostructured Materials
1
2 An Overview to Electrochemistry
43
3 Fundamentals and Principles of ElectrodePosition
74
4 Electrodeposition of 2D and 3D Meso and Nanostructures
123
5 Template Electrodeposition of Nanowires Arrays
186
6 Electrodeposited Nanocrystalline Films and Coatings
261
7 Electrodeposited Nanocomposite Films
289
8 Miscellaneous Electrodeposited Nanostructures
311
Index
319
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