Fabrication of Highly Porous Alumina Prepared by Gelation Freezing Route with Antifreeze Protein


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Macroporous alumina ceramic monolith was fabricated by the novel gelation freezing method with antifreeze protein (AFP). The gelation freezing route with AFP is a simple and efficient way to produce macrocellular ceramics with tailored and uniform pore architecture as well as high porosity.