Profiting from nature: macroporous copper with superior mechanical properties

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  • M Lai
  • AN Kulak
  • D Law
  • FC Meldrum
  • DJ Riley

Colleges, School and Institutes


Macroporous copper with a complex hyperbolic morphology and superior mechanical properties was produced by replicating the remarkable form of a sea urchin skeletal plate using templated electrochemical deposition.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3547-3549
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number34
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2007