Catalyst-Free Synthesis of Mullite Nanosticks


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The nonstoichiometric Al-rich single crystal mullite nanosticks were prepared by sol-gel method without any catalysts. The nanosticks are straight and uniform with a width of 300-350nm and length of 3-5m. The nanosticks’ growth direction is along[210] . Detailed structural characterizations suggested that the growth of this novel nonstoichiometric structure was induced by the self-catalyzed process.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 368-372)

Edited by:

Wei Pan and Jianghong Gong




F. J. Zhao et al., "Catalyst-Free Synthesis of Mullite Nanosticks", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 368-372, pp. 812-814, 2008

Online since:

February 2008




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