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Synthesis of a New Class of Materials with a Regular (Periodic) Interconnected Microstructure


The fundamental principles for the synthesis of a new class of materials with a controlled (periodic) interconnected structure based on triply periodic minimal surfaces are formulated. The chemical synthesis based on the reaction-diffusion Turing reaction, which enables us to fabricate periodic microstructures, is analyzed.

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This study was performed with the support of a grant from the Russian Science Foundation (project no. 17-13-01382).

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Shevchenko, V.Y., Koval’chuk, M.V. & Oryshchenko, A.S. Synthesis of a New Class of Materials with a Regular (Periodic) Interconnected Microstructure. Glass Phys Chem 45, 412–418 (2019).

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  • triply periodic minimal surfaces
  • Turing reaction
  • heterogenetic pairs of inorganic substances
  • diamond (carbon)–silicon system
  • carbides