Materials 2010, 3(7), 3794-3817; doi:10.3390/ma3073794
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Hydrothermal Synthesis of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles in Supercritical Water

Received: 2 June 2010; in revised form: 17 June 2010 / Accepted: 21 June 2010 / Published: 25 June 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Supercritical Fluids)
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Abstract: This paper summarizes specific features of supercritical hydrothermal synthesis of metal oxide particles. Supercritical water allows control of the crystal phase, morphology, and particle size since the solvent's properties, such as density of water, can be varied with temperature and pressure, both of which can affect the supersaturation and nucleation. In this review, we describe the advantages of fine particle formation using supercritical water and describe which future tasks need to be solved.
Keywords: supercritical water; particle formation; nano-particle; micronization; hydrothermal synthesis
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Hayashi, H.; Hakuta, Y. Hydrothermal Synthesis of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles in Supercritical Water. Materials 2010, 3, 3794-3817.

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Hayashi H, Hakuta Y. Hydrothermal Synthesis of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles in Supercritical Water. Materials. 2010; 3(7):3794-3817.

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Hayashi, Hiromichi; Hakuta, Yukiya. 2010. "Hydrothermal Synthesis of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles in Supercritical Water." Materials 3, no. 7: 3794-3817.

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