Aqueous pathways for the formation of zinc oxide nanoparticles

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dc.contributor.author Moezzi, A
dc.contributor.author Cortie, M
dc.contributor.author McDonagh, A
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:33:04Z
dc.date.issued 2011-05-14
dc.identifier.citation Dalton Transactions, 2011, 40 (18), pp. 4871 - 4878
dc.identifier.issn 1477-9226
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/18031
dc.description.abstract We examine the effect of reactant concentrations, temperatures and feeding methods on the morphology of ZnO formed when reacting solutions of ZnSO 4 and NaOH. The catalytic effect of hydroxide in excess relative to the stoichiometric ratio is considered. It is shown that, having fixed other reaction conditions, the end-products, particle structures and size strongly depend on the mole ratio of the precursors. The presence of zinc salt hydroxide species was confirmed at sub-stoichiometric ratios in slightly acidic conditions. At the stoichiometric ratio both zinc hydroxide and zinc oxide are formed, while only zinc oxide forms in an excess of hydroxide. The method of feeding the reactants into the reaction vessel also has a strong influence on the end-product properties, as does the reaction temperature. By control of these parameters the specific surface area could be varied from 10 to 33 m 2 g -1, the particle shape could be varied from equiaxed, through to star-like and needle-like, and the particle size may be varied from 50 to over 300 nm. © 2011 The Royal Society of Chemistry.
dc.language eng
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1039/c0dt01748e
dc.title Aqueous pathways for the formation of zinc oxide nanoparticles
dc.type Journal Article
dc.description.version Published
dc.parent Dalton Transactions
dc.journal.volume 18
dc.journal.volume 40
dc.journal.number 18 en_US
dc.publocation London, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 4871 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 4878 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Institute for Nanoscale Technology en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 0399 Other Chemical Sciences
dc.for 0302 Inorganic Chemistry
dc.personcode 020302
dc.personcode 030871
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Inorganic Chemistry 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
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pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Forensic Science
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Materials and Technology for Energy Efficiency
utslib.copyright.status Open Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:23:47.074767+10
pubs.consider-herdc true
utslib.collection.history School of Chemistry and Forensic Science (ID: 339)
utslib.collection.history General (ID: 2)


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