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Metal Vapor Synthesis of Transition Metal Compounds

  1. Eckhardt Schmidt,
  2. Kenneth J. Klabunde,
  3. Aldo Ponce,
  4. Alexander Smetana,
  5. David Heroux

Published Online: 15 MAR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470862106.ia137

Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry

Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry

How to Cite

Schmidt, E., Klabunde, K. J., Ponce, A., Smetana, A. and Heroux, D. 2006. Metal Vapor Synthesis of Transition Metal Compounds. Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry. .

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  1. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2006


The title topic is reviewed with special reference to the reactivity of metal atoms, their energetics of vaporization, vaporization techniques, and some detailed examples of reaction products. Recent advances in nanoparticle work are also discussed.


  • vaporization;
  • nanoparticles;
  • high temperature;
  • cocondensation;
  • reactor;
  • high vacuum