In one embodiment, a method for fabricating a metal microstructure includes forming a non-conductive polymer membrane having a plurality of pores, coating at least one end of the membrane and inner surfaces of the pores with a conductive material to form a conductive coating, electrodepositing a metal on the conductive coating, and dissolving the membrane to obtain a free-standing metal microstructure having at least one metal end plate and multiple elongated metal members extending therefrom.
Mraied, Hesham Y. Saleh and Cai, Wenjun, "Electrodeposition of metal microstructures" (2018). USF Patents. 1047.
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