Special Issue "Hydrothermal Synthesis of Nanoparticles"

A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 January 2021.

Special Issue Editors

Dr. Gimyeong Seong
Guest Editor
New Industrial Creaction Hatchery Center (NICHe), Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
Interests: supercritical hydrothermal synthesis of metal and metal oxides; non-equilibrium material synthesis; metal substitution; organic-inorganic hybrid materials; nanocatalysts; heavy oil upgrading; lignin degradation; methane reforming; methane oxidative coupling reaction
Dr. Juan Carlos Rendón-Angeles
Guest Editor
Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico City, Mexico
Interests: hydrothermal synthesis of perovskite oxide materials; hydrothermal self-assembling particle crystal growth on silicate oxides; hydrothermal microwave-assisted processing for nanoparticle synthesis

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Hydrothermal synthesis of nanoparticles is a processing technique that has gained particular interest in material science in the last two decades. The recent developments in the preparation of nanoparticles by heterogeneous chemical solution reactions favored the production of a large number of advanced functional materials. Additionally, the particle size control enhanced by high crystallization kinetics occurring in aqueous substances provides the sufficient conditions to produce nanoparticles of various inorganic compounds. The innovation of technology triggers the challenge of optimizing the synthesis of nanostructured advanced and functional materials to overcome the requirements of the current technology. Hence, the hydrothermal synthesis (including supercritical region) of nanoparticles has emerged as a sustainable technique to produce inorganic materials on a large scale in continuous flow reactors at a relatively low cost.

Therefore, this Special Issue intends to gather state-of-the-art advances, regardless of selective contributions, in the research on the hydrothermal synthesis of nanomaterials. Original and review papers on scientific fundamentals and technological applications of the hydrothermal synthesis of nanoparticles of new nanomaterials for energy storage, catalysis engineering use, and environmental sustainability challenges are particularly welcome.

Dr. Gimyeong Seong
Dr. Juan Carlos Rendón-Angeles
Guest Editors

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  • Hydrothermal synthesis
  • Supercritical fluids
  • Reaction kinetics
  • Morphology control
  • Crystallization
  • Crystal growth
  • Heterogeneous chemical reactions
  • Catalysts
  • Nanoparticles
  • Functional materials

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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