Skip to main content
×
×
Home

Titanium oxide nanotube arrays prepared by anodic oxidation

  • Dawei Gong (a1), Craig A. Grimes (a1), Oomman K. Varghese (a1), Wenchong Hu (a2), R. S. Singh (a2), Zhi Chen (a2) and Elizabeth C. Dickey (a3)...
Abstract

Titanium oxide nanotubes were fabricated by anodic oxidation of a pure titanium sheet in an aqueous solution containing 0.5 to 3.5 wt% hydrofluoric acid. These tubes are well aligned and organized into high-density uniform arrays. While the tops of the tubes are open, the bottoms of the tubes are closed, forming a barrier layer structure similar to that of porous alumina. The average tube diameter, ranging in size from 25 to 65 nm, was found to increase with increasing anodizing voltage, while the length of the tube was found independent of anodization time. A possible growth mechanism is presented.

Copyright
References
Hide All
1.Yamashita, H., Ichihashi, Y., Zhang, S. G., Matsumura, Y., Souma, Y., Tatsumi, T., and Anpo, M., Appl. Surf. Sci. 121, 305 (1997).
2.Azad, A. M., Akbar, S. A., Mhaisalkar, S. G., Birkefeld, L. D., and Goto, K. S., J. Electrochem. Soc. 139, 3690 (1992).
3.Zwilling, V., Darque-Ceretti, E., Boutry-Forveille, A., David, D., Perrin, M. Y., and Aucouturier, M., Surf. Interface Anal. 27, 629 (1999).
4.Wightman, J.P. and Skiles, J. A., SAMPE J. 24, 21 (1988).
5.Oishi, T., Matsubara, T., and Katagiri, A., Electrochemistry (in Japanese) 68, 106 (2000).
6.Ito, Y., Biomaterials 20, 2333 (1999).
7.Schwartz, Z., Martin, J. Y., Dean, D. D., Simpson, J., Cochran, D. L., and Boyan, B. D., J. Biomed. Mater. Res. 30(2), 145 (1996).
8.Grimes, C. A., Kouzoudis, D., Dickey, E. C., Qian, D., Anderson, M. A., Shahidian, R., Lindsey, M., and Green, L., J. Appl. Phys. 87, 5341 (2000).
9.Thompson, G. E., Furneaux, R. C., Wood, G. C., Richardson, J. A., and Goode, J. S., Nature 272, 433 (1978).
10.Alfa Aesar website: http://www.alfa.com.
11.Jessensky, O., Muller, F., and Gosele, U., Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 1173 (1998).
12.Crouse, D., Lo, Y. H., Miller, A. E., and Crouse, M., Appl. Phys. Lett. 76, 50 (2000).
Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

Journal of Materials Research
  • ISSN: 0884-2914
  • EISSN: 2044-5326
  • URL: /core/journals/journal-of-materials-research
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *
×

Metrics

Altmetric attention score

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

Abstract views

Total abstract views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between <date>. This data will be updated every 24 hours.

Usage data cannot currently be displayed