Solution Combustion as a Promising Method for the Synthesis of Nanomaterials

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Solution–combustion is an attractive approach to synthesis of nanomaterials for a variety of applications, including catalysts, fuel cells, and biotechnology. In this paper, several novel methods based on the combustion of a reactive solution are presented. These methods include selfpropagating sol-gel combustion and combustion of impregnated inert and active supports. It was demonstrated that, based on the fundamental understanding of the considered combustion processes, a variety of extremely high surface area materials could be synthesized. The controlling process parameters are defined and discussed. Examples of materials synthesized by the above methods are presented. A continuous technology for production of nanopowders by using the solution combustion approach is also discussed.

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Pietro VINCENZINI, Ralf RIEDEL, Alexander G. MERZHANOV and Chang-Chun GE

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187-196

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AST.63.187

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A. S. Mukasyan "Solution Combustion as a Promising Method for the Synthesis of Nanomaterials", Advances in Science and Technology, Vol. 63, pp. 187-196, 2010

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October 2010

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