Automated synthesis and characterization of diverse libraries of macroporous alumina

Brandli, Christof, Jaramillo, Thomas F., Ivanovskaya, Anna and McFarland, Eric W. (2001) Automated synthesis and characterization of diverse libraries of macroporous alumina. Electrochimica Acta, 47 4: 553-557. doi:10.1016/S0013-4686(01)00778-2


Author Brandli, Christof
Jaramillo, Thomas F.
Ivanovskaya, Anna
McFarland, Eric W.
Title Automated synthesis and characterization of diverse libraries of macroporous alumina
Journal name Electrochimica Acta   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0013-4686
1873-3859
Publication date 2001-11-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/S0013-4686(01)00778-2
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 47
Issue 4
Start page 553
End page 557
Total pages 5
Place of publication Kidlington, Oxford, United Kingdom
Publisher Pergamon Press
Language eng
Abstract This paper describes the combinatorial fabrication of porous alumina membranes by electrochemical synthesis. Combinatorial methods were successfully applied to generate a 256 member library of porous aluminum oxide with different pore sizes and pore densities. An alternating anodization and etching sequence was performed. Diversity within the library was achieved by changing the anodization time, the number of etching and anodization steps and the applied potential during anodization. It could be shown that the pore size strongly depends on the anodization potential and the uniformity of the pores depends on the last anodization time. A new combinatorial system and approach are presented which have advantages over previous cells and methods in a variety of electrochemical research applications.
Keyword Anodization
Automated synthesis
Combinatorial methods
Porous alumina
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Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Chemical Engineering Publications
 
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