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Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 30, Issue 20, pp 5087–5092 | Cite as

Synthesis of zirconium oxide by hydrolysis of zirconium alkoxide

  • L. Davies
  • L. Daza
  • P. Grange
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Abstract

Submicrometre particles have been prepared from hydrolysis-polycondensation of zirconium alkoxide [Zr(n-C3H7O)4] in ethanolic solution. The properties of these particles (morphology, specific surface area, SBET, crystal phase and size distribution) after calcination at 450 °C for 5 h were found to depend on the conditions of synthesis, i.e. alkoxide concentration and mole ratio water/alkoxide.

Keywords

Oxide Polymer Hydrolysis Zirconium Specific Surface 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Davies
    • 1
  • L. Daza
    • 1
  • P. Grange
    • 1
  1. 1.Unité de Catalyse et Chimie des Matériaux DivisésUniversité Catholique de LouvainLouvain-la-NeuveBelgium

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