Synthesis of CuO Nanocrystals in a Water-Isopropanol System

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A facile method capable of preparing CuO nanocrystals has been developed in a water-isopropanol system. The different shapes of CuO nanocrystals can be obtained simply by adjusting the amount of adding water in the reaction system. Rod-like CuO nanocrystals with diameters of 5 nm and lengths of 20 nm, and spherical CuO nanoparticles with sizes of 5-8 nm can be formed. Furthermore, the obtained CuO product has a high surface area of 128 m2/g, which is very important for its applications especially in catalysts.

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 148-149)

Edited by:

Xianghua Liu, Zhengyi Jiang and Jingtao Han

Pages:

1011-1015

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.148-149.1011

Citation:

J. W. Zhu et al., "Synthesis of CuO Nanocrystals in a Water-Isopropanol System", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 148-149, pp. 1011-1015, 2011

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October 2010

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