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Wet Chemical Synthesis of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles: A Review

Abstract

Metal oxides nanoparticle is an important class of nanomaterials that finds several applications in science and technology. Achieving selective surface structure, phase, shape, and size of metal oxides nanoparticles leading to set of desired properties are possible through wet chemical synthesis. The wet chemical synthesis route allows fine tuning of reaction conditions (temperature, concentration of substrate and also additives or surfactant, pH, etc.) that gives the desired nanomaterial. In this review article, we highlight recent developments in the wet chemical synthesis of metal oxide nanoparticles to have great control over the quality of nanomaterials. The review critically evaluates the different wet chemical methods for scalable production of metal oxide nanoparticles to satisfy the growing demand for nanomaterial in the industry. Special attention is paid to continuous flow synthesis of metal oxide nanoparticles.

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The article was received on 29 Mar 2018, accepted on 16 Jul 2018 and first published on 16 Jul 2018


Article type: Highlight
DOI: 10.1039/C8CE00487K
Citation: CrystEngComm, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
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    Wet Chemical Synthesis of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles: A Review

    A. Nikam, P. Bhagavatula and A. Kulkarni, CrystEngComm, 2018, Accepted Manuscript , DOI: 10.1039/C8CE00487K

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