Fabrication of large-scale Ag micro/nanostructures using electrochemical migration

Teruki Nakakura, Masumi Saka

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Abstract

Fabrication of Ag micro/nanostructures was studied because of their excellent chemical, electrical, and optical properties. Ag micro/ nanostructures are usually produced via chemical methods, but these methods require the processing of waste liquid and multiple devices. The work proposes a fabrication method using electrochemical migration (ECM), which is a simple and environmentally friendly method because this method requires only metal electrodes, water, and a DC bias without chemical agents. A fabrication method for Ag micro/ nanostructures using ECM with a large separation between the electrodes is demonstrated, and the deposition behaviour of Ag micro/ nanostructures and the factors influencing the deposition are determined.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)923-926
Number of pages4
JournalMicro and Nano Letters
Volume13
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Bioengineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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