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anodize

[′an·ə‚dīz]
(metallurgy)
To form a decorative or protective passive film on a metal part by making it the anode of a cell and applying electric current.

anodize

To provide a hard, noncorrosive, electrolytic, oxide film on the surface of a metal, particularly aluminum, by electrolytic action.
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The anodization SAA was performed in 1 L glass beaker cooled by a circulating machine (Lauda Circulator Programmable C6).
Three main techniques of anodization such as mild anodization, hard anodization and pulse anodization are adopted for the fabrication of self-organized anodic aluminum oxide nanostructure [8].
62-69) Stable superhydrophobic films were prepared by anodization of titanium and subsequent immersion in a methanol solution of hydrolyzed PFOTES (Fig.
2] nanostructures synthesized by anodization," RSC Advances, vol.
In the work reported in this paper, titania nanotube arrays (TNTA) was synthesized by electrochemical anodization process and further zinc ions were incorporated in to TNTA by simple dip coating method to form zinc incorporated titania nanotube arrays (Zn-TNTA).
The nature of the electrolyte that is used for anodization thought as the primary one which affects the type of the oxide layer, barrier or porous oxide layer [9-12], In addition to the electrolyte, the anodization time is also an important parameter for the type of the oxide layer [13].
When the scientists applied the anodization process to aluminum, it created a nanoporous surface, known as alumina, which proved effective in preventing surrogates of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Listeria monocytogenes from attaching to it.
First, they grew a porous molybdenum oxide film onto a molybdenum substrate through room-temperature anodization, an electrochemical process with many uses but traditionally employed to thicken natural oxide layers on metals.
Zinc oxide can be made using the Chemical Bath Deposition (CBD) [5] CBD is a simpler method and less expensive than its predecessor with some methods such as Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD)[1], one-step soft solution, spray pyrolysis[7], and anodization.
Phosphoric acid anodization of Ti-6Al-4V-Structural and corrosion aspects.
Among specific topics are ultrasonic milling and dispersing technology for nanoparticles, preparing polymer nanocomposites with enhanced antimicrobial properties, the effect of anodization time of the properties of titania nanotube humidity sensors, conductance properties of multilayered silver-mean and period-doubling graphene structures, and the nonlinear absorption coefficient and relative refraction index change for an asymmetrical double delta-doped quantum well in gallium arsenide with a Schottky barrier potential.
The anodization layer is porous and brittle; applying significant normal load during a friction test can lead to its failure.