Abteilung für Physikalische Chemie Kondensierter Materie

Electrochemical Microstructuring

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We use ultrashort potential pulses with durations of typically 1 to 50 ns between a tool electrode and a workpiece to confine electrochemical reactions, e.g.electrochemical metal dissolution with submicrometer precision. This allows machining of metal surfaces similar to a conventional milling machine, however, on micrometer scale.