How to clean a sputtered electrode?

Metal-based thin-film (micro)electrodes require a surface pre-cleaning in order to remove any particles or dust, that would otherwise effect the electrochemical performance; repeatability, reproducibility and shelf-life. 

 

Please click the button below to download the cleaning protocol for thin film/sputtered electrodes.

Cleaning guide for Micrux electrodes
MicruX_thin-film_electrodes_cleaning.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.3 MB

If you are cleaning with Piranha solution and the dielectric darkens as indicated in the photograph, please contact Zimmer and Peacock immediately.


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