Template-free fabrication of a cylindrical macropore array in SnO 2

Yushi Ozawa, Tomoyuki Tajima, Masayasu Nishi, Takahiro Ohkubo, Yutaka Takaguchi

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Abstract

A simple sol-gel condensation of tin(iv) tert-butoxide led to the formation of meso/macroporous membranes. SEM observation clearly shows the cylindrical macropore array, of which mean pore diameter is controllable between 200 and 800 nm. The existence of slit-shaped mesopores (12 nm) was confirmed by a N 2 adsorption-desorption experiment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)22949-22952
Number of pages4
JournalRSC Advances
Volume3
Issue number45
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 7 2013

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  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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