Wei, Yi-Min and Zhou, Xiao-Shun and Wang, Jin-Gang and Tang, Jing and Mao, Bing-Wei and Kolb, Dieter M. (2008) The creation of nanostructures on an Au(111) electrode by tip-induced iron deposition from an ionic liquid. SMALL, 4 (9). pp. 1355-1358.
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High-precision nanostructuring with an STM combined with electrodeposition of a reactive metal allows the creation of iron clusters in an ionic liquid. This type of structuring would not be possible in an aqueous solution. The image shows a ring of 48 iron clusters on an Au(111) electrode surface. The diameter of the ring is 120 nm and the average height of the clusters is 0.6 nm.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||electrochemistry; ionic liquids; nanoclusters; nanostructuring; STM|
|Subjects:||Material Science > Nanofabrication processes and tools|
Material Science > Nanostructured materials
|Deposited On:||11 Sep 2009 09:33|
|Last Modified:||11 Sep 2009 09:33|
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