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Materials 2010, 3(8), 4175-4195; doi:10.3390/ma3084175
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Hydrothermal Synthesis of Nanostructured Vanadium Oxides

Received: 1 July 2010; in revised form: 27 July 2010 / Accepted: 30 July 2010 / Published: 2 August 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Progress in Nanomaterials Preparation)
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Abstract: A wide range of vanadium oxides have been obtained via the hydrothermal treatment of aqueous V(V) solutions. They exhibit a large variety of nanostructures ranging from molecular clusters to 1D and 2D layered compounds. Nanotubes are obtained via a self-rolling process while amazing morphologies such as nano-spheres, nano-flowers and even nano-urchins are formed via the self-assembling of nano-particles. This paper provides some correlation between the molecular structure of precursors in the solution and the nanostructure of the solid phases obtained by hydrothermal treatment.
Keywords: vanadium oxide; nanostructure; aqueous chemistry vanadium oxide; nanostructure; aqueous chemistry
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Livage, J. Hydrothermal Synthesis of Nanostructured Vanadium Oxides. Materials 2010, 3, 4175-4195.

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Livage J. Hydrothermal Synthesis of Nanostructured Vanadium Oxides. Materials. 2010; 3(8):4175-4195.

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Livage, Jacques. 2010. "Hydrothermal Synthesis of Nanostructured Vanadium Oxides." Materials 3, no. 8: 4175-4195.


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