We thank the Wellcome Trust for financial support of a postdoctora fellowship to D.W.
Synthesis of cellular inorganic films from self-organized Media†
Article first published online: 29 OCT 2004
Copyright © 1997 Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
Volume 9, Issue 8, pages 658–662, Juli 1997
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Walsh, D. and Mann, S. (1997), Synthesis of cellular inorganic films from self-organized Media. Adv. Mater., 9: 658–662. doi: 10.1002/adma.19970090816
- Issue published online: 29 OCT 2004
- Article first published online: 29 OCT 2004
Cellular and honeycomb structures of inorganic materials are of interest for applications requiring, e.g., catalyst supports or heat-resistant membranes. The synthesis fo cellular films from solvent-extracted metal-ion-containing microemulsions (the Figure shows a resulting hollow spherical shell of calcium carbonate) is extended here to FeIII, MnIII/IV, and CoIII oxides. The preparation is detailed and the mechanism of formation discussed.