Chapter 1. Metal Oxide Nanoparticles

  1. Duncan W. Bruce2,
  2. Dermot O'Hare3 and
  3. Richard I. Walton4
  1. Alan V. Chadwick and
  2. Shelly L. P. Savin

Published Online: 25 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470661406.ch1

Low-Dimensional Solids

Low-Dimensional Solids

How to Cite

Chadwick, A. V. and Savin, S. L. P. (2010) Metal Oxide Nanoparticles, in Low-Dimensional Solids (eds D. W. Bruce, D. O'Hare and R. I. Walton), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470661406.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Chemistry, University of York, UK

  2. 3

    Chemistry Research Laboratory, University of Oxford, UK

  3. 4

    Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick, UK

Author Information

  1. Functional Materials Group, School of Physical Sciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 AUG 2010

Book Series:

  1. Inorganic Materials Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Professor Duncan W. Bruce2,
  2. Professor Dermot O'Hare3 and
  3. Professor Richard I. Walton4

Series Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Chemistry, University of York, UK

  2. 3

    Chemistry Research Laboratory, University of Oxford, UK

  3. 4

    Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470997512

Online ISBN: 9780470661406

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Keywords:

  • Metal Oxide Nanoparticles;
  • ‘the next industrial revolution’;
  • Oxide Types; Point Defects and Electrical Conductivity;
  • Preparation of Nanoionic Materials;
  • Inert gas condensation (IGC);
  • dynamical light scattering (DLS);
  • Determination of Particle Size and Dispersion;
  • small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS);
  • Brunauer–Emmett–Teller (BET)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Oxide Types; Point Defects and Electrical Conductivity

  • Preparation of Nanoionic Materials

  • Characterisation

  • Review of the Current Experimental Data and their Agreement with Theory

  • Applications

  • Overview and Prospects

  • References