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Versatile fluidic cell for in-situ electrochemical measurements in SEM

Published

Author(s)

Jeyavel Velmurugan, Ana Stevanovic, Feng Yi, David A. LaVan, Andrei A. Kolmakov

Abstract

Electrochemical techniques such as like electrodeposition are crucially important for fabrication of nanostructured materials. The details of cluster nucleation and growth at early stages of electrodeposition are extremely important for morphology and properties of the deposits. The growth mechanism is usually determined by analyzing global electrochemical data in conjunction with ex-situ images. Though this approach gives us a clear picture as a whole, it fails to reveal the evolution of islands morphology at nanoscale and its effects on reaction rate.In this report, we describe novel chip and cell designs enabling us to study electrochemical processes in real time and as a function of temperature using SEM in liquids.
Proceedings Title
Microscopy and Microanalysis conference proceedings
Volume
22
Issue
S3
Conference Dates
July 24-28, 2016
Conference Location
Columbus, OH
Conference Title
Microscopy and Microanalysis

Keywords

Liquid SEM, electrodeposition, dendrimers
Created July 25, 2016, Updated November 10, 2018