Tuning the pore morphology of mesoporous solids

Electron microscopy side view on branchy and smooth channels in mesoporous silicon. Scanning eletron micrographs (side views) which document a change in the pore wall morphology of mesoporous silicon from branchy to tubular by chemical treatment.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Relevant Publications:

Tuning the pore wall morphology of mesoporous silicon
Pushpendra Kumar, Tommy Hofmann, Klaus Knorr, Patrick Huber, Patric Scheib and Peter Lemmens
Journal of Applied Physics 103, 024303 (2008).

Effect of etching parameters on pore size and porosity of electrochemically formed porous silicon
Pushpendra Kumar and Patrick Huber
Journal of Nanomaterials ID 89718 (2007).