Synthesis and characterization of boehmite nanofibers

Frost, Ray L. & Yang, Jing (2008) Synthesis and characterization of boehmite nanofibers. Internation Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2008.

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Boehmite nanofibers of high quality were synthesized through a wet-gel conversion process without the use of a surfactant. The long nanofibers of boehmite with clear-cut edges were obtained by steaming the wet-gel precipitate at 170 ºC for 2 days under a pH 5. Hydrothermal treatment of the boehmite gels enabled self-assembly through directed crystal growth. Detailed characterization using X-ray diffraction (XRD), Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Infrared Emission Spectroscopy (IES) and Raman Spectroscopy is presented.

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ID Code: 28854
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Boehmite, Nanofibres, Hydrothermal treatment, Nanomaterials
DOI: 10.1155/2008/602198
ISSN: 1687-6814
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Past > Schools > School of Physical & Chemical Sciences
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Ray Frost and Jing Yang
Copyright Statement: This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Deposited On: 25 Nov 2009 00:09
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 14:11

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