Facile synthesis of tin oxide nanofibres

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dc.contributor.author Ahn, Jung en_US
dc.contributor.author Wang, Guoxiu en_US
dc.contributor.author Kim, Yong en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-07T06:18:23Z
dc.date.available 2011-02-07T06:18:23Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2009006363 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Ahn Jung, Wang Guoxiu, and Kim Yong 2009, 'Facile synthesis of tin oxide nanofibres', Elsevier Inc, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. e176-e179. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1567-1739 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/13054
dc.description.abstract In this paper, we present a facile method to synthesize SnO2 nanofibres. Unlike the conventional CVD process for synthesizing nanofibres, the present synthesis method needs neither specific source gas nor substrates. Sn?Ag alloys or powder mixtures were heat-treated at temperatures above their melting point in a vertical or horizontal alumina tube furnace. During the heat treatment, a small amount of oxygen in an atmospheric gas reacted with tin in the alloys to form SnO2 nanofibres. Silver in the tin alloys acts as a catalytic material to facilitate the formation of nanofibres. An excess amount of oxygen in the gas resulted in the formation of SnO2 nanoparticles instead of nanofibres. The synthesized nanofibres have straight form with high purity. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier Inc en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cap.2008.12.055 en_US
dc.title Facile synthesis of tin oxide nanofibres en_US
dc.parent Current Applied Physics en_US
dc.journal.volume 9 en_US
dc.journal.number 2 en_US
dc.publocation Netherlands en_US
dc.identifier.startpage e176 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage e179 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Faculty of Science en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 020200 en_US
dc.personcode 0000062790 en_US
dc.personcode 109499 en_US
dc.personcode 0000062965 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Atomic, Molecular, Nuclear, Particle and Plasma Physics en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Tin oxide; Nanofibres; Nanopowders en_US
dc.staffid en_US
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10

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