TITLE

Matrix replacement route to vertically aligned nickel nanowire array/polydimethylsiloxane nanocomposite film

AUTHOR(S)
Meng, Xin; Zhou, Liang-Tian; Zhu, Ji-Xiang; Song, Jie; Wang, Xuan-Rui; Qiao, Zheng-Ping
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;12/29/2008, Vol. 93 Issue 26, p263101
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Vertically aligned magnetic anisotropic nickel (Ni) nanowire (NW) array/polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) film was prepared from (Ni NW array)/anodic aluminum oxide by a simple matrix replacement route. The main challenge is to preserve the parallelly aligned Ni NW during replacement. The diameter and thickness of the as-prepared Ni NW and the Ni NW array/PDMS film are 8 mm and 60 μm, respectively. The magnetic property measurement shows that the film has remarkably enhanced coercivity and remanence ratio compared to that of bulk nickel and exhibits perpendicular magnetic anisotropy.
ACCESSION #
36054090

 

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