Low Temperature Synthesis of Nanosized Metal Oxides by a Supercritical Seed Enhanced Crystallization process (SSEC)

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A novel low temperature method has been developed to produce nanosized crystalline materials. The method, a Supercritical Seed Enhanced Crystallization (SSEC) process, was shown to lower the crystallization temperature for several metal oxides by a factor 2-3. The crystallinity and particle size of the produced powder can be altered by adjusting the process parameters.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 2, Technical Proceedings of the 2005 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 2
Published: May 8, 2005
Pages: 33 - 36
Industry sector: Advanced Materials & Manufacturing
Topics: Nanoparticle Synthesis & Applications
ISBN: 0-9767985-1-4