Table 1

Obtained nanopowders, crystallite size (according to XRD data), and their perspective purposes

Powders

Crystallite size (nm)

Perspective purposes


Al2O3

≤ 7

Catalysts for petrochemistry (FTS, obtainment of alcohols, HDS), medicine materials (for endoprosthesis), laser equipment

Bi2O3

110 to120

Varistor ceramics, hybrid conductivity membranes

CeO2

7 to 60

Fuel cells, environmental catalysis (CO oxidation, HC, and soot)

Co2O3

30 to 170

Catalysts for petrochemistry (FTS, obtainment of alcohols, HDS), varistor ceramics

Cr2O3

30 to 80

Varistor ceramics

MgO

30 to 40

Medicine materials (for endoprosthesis)

MoOx

160 to 300

Catalysts for petrochemistry (FTS, obtainment of alcohols, HDS)

NiO

4 to 10

WOx

90 to 100

ZnO

20 to 30

Laser equipment, varistor ceramics

CexZr1-xO2

8 to 18

Medicine materials (for endoprosthesis), hybrid conductivity membranes

CuO-CeO2

7 to 10

CO, HC, and soot oxidation catalysts


FTS, Fischer-Tropsch synthesis; HDS, hydrodesulfurization.

Trusova et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:58   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-7-58

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