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Coatings 2016, 6(4), 59; doi:10.3390/coatings6040059

Cylindrical Three-Dimensional Porous Anodic Alumina Networks

Instituto de Microelectrónica de Madrid (IMM-CSIC), Calle de Isaac Newton 8, Tres Cantos, 28760 Madrid, Spain
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Academic Editor: Massimo Innocenti
Received: 28 September 2016 / Revised: 28 October 2016 / Accepted: 2 November 2016 / Published: 9 November 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Advances in Coatings Characterization)
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Abstract

The synthesis of a conformal three-dimensional nanostructure based on porous anodic alumina with transversal nanopores on wires is herein presented. The resulting three-dimensional network exhibits the same nanostructure as that obtained on planar geometries, but with a macroscopic cylindrical geometry. The morphological analysis of the nanostructure revealed the effects of the initial defects on the aluminum surface and the mechanical strains on the integrity of the three-dimensional network. The results evidence the feasibility of obtaining 3D porous anodic alumina on non-planar aluminum substrates. View Full-Text
Keywords: porous anodic alumina; three-dimensional network; wire; pulsed anodization porous anodic alumina; three-dimensional network; wire; pulsed anodization
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Resende, P.M.; Sanz, R.; Ruiz-de Clavijo, A.; Caballero-Calero, O.; Martin-Gonzalez, M. Cylindrical Three-Dimensional Porous Anodic Alumina Networks. Coatings 2016, 6, 59.

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