Controlled Synthesis of CeO2 Nanostructure via Electrospinning and Chemical Etching
Combining the versatility of electrospinning and chemical etching technique enables selective controlled synthesis of CeO2 nanostructure. The as-prepared CeO2 material exhibits one- or two- dimensional microstructure based on different processing conditions. XRD and EDX characterization demonstrated that SrFeO3 crystal particles as template can be introduced into the bulk of CeO2 nanofiber using co-electrospinning to optimize related nanostructures. SEM images showed that the electrospun nanofiber of ceria can be transformed into nanoparticles, nanofibers or porous films according to treatment conditions.
Q. M. Li et al., "Controlled Synthesis of CeO2 Nanostructure via Electrospinning and Chemical Etching", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 622-623, pp. 811-815, 2013