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Nanomaterials 2015, 5(2), 697-721; doi:10.3390/nano5020697

Dealloying of Cu-Based Metallic Glasses in Acidic Solutions: Products and Energy Storage Applications

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School of Materials Science and Engineering, Hebei University of Technology, Tianjin 300130, China
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Key Laboratory for New Type of Functional Materials in Hebei Province, Hebei University of Technology, Tianjin 300130, China
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CITIC Dicastal Co. Ltd., Qinhuangdao 066011, China
These authors contributed equally to this work.
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Academic Editor: Jiye Fang
Received: 4 February 2015 / Revised: 17 April 2015 / Accepted: 23 April 2015 / Published: 29 April 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Nanomaterials for Energy and Sustainability Applications)
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Abstract

Dealloying, a famous ancient etching technique, was used to produce nanoporous metals decades ago. With the development of dealloying techniques and theories, various interesting dealloying products including nanoporous metals/alloys, metal oxides and composites, which exhibit excellent catalytic, optical and sensing performance, have been developed in recent years. As a result, the research on dealloying products is of great importance for developing new materials with superior physical and chemical properties. In this paper, typical dealloying products from Cu-based metallic glasses after dealloying in hydrofluoric acid and hydrochloric acid solutions are summarized. Several potential application fields of these dealloying products are discussed. A promising application of nanoporous Cu (NPC) and NPC-contained composites related to the energy storage field is introduced. It is expected that more promising dealloying products could be developed for practical energy storage applications. View Full-Text
Keywords: dealloying; metallic glass; nanoporous copper; energy storage; application dealloying; metallic glass; nanoporous copper; energy storage; application
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Wang, Z.; Liu, J.; Qin, C.; Yu, H.; Xia, X.; Wang, C.; Zhang, Y.; Hu, Q.; Zhao, W. Dealloying of Cu-Based Metallic Glasses in Acidic Solutions: Products and Energy Storage Applications. Nanomaterials 2015, 5, 697-721.

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