544906 Aldrich

Zinc oxide

nanopowder, <100 nm particle size




Employed in the preparation of NaZnSiO3OH, a novel chiral framework material which has potential application in ion exchange, adsorption or catalysis.


10, 50 g in poly bottle

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Synthesis of ZnO Aggregates and Their Application in DSSCs

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Ultra-High Purity Inorganics
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GHS09  GHS09
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UN 3077 9 / PGIII
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Energy Harvesting Using Lead Zirconium Titanate-Based Ceramic Nanowires

Zhi Zhou1, Dr. Haixiong Tang1, Dr. Henry A. Sodano1,2* 1Department of Materials Science and Engineering 2Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida...
Keywords: Ceramics, Deposition, Diffraction, Electronics, Electrophoresis, Materials Science, Microscopy, Nanomaterials, Solvents, Spectroscopy

Inverted Organic Photovoltaic Devices Using Zinc Oxide Nanocomposites as Electron Transporting Layer Materials

Bryce P. Nelson,1* Pengjie Shi,1 Wei Wei,1 Sai-Wing Tsang2 and Franky So3 1Aldrich Materials Science, Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC 6000 N. Teutonia Ave., Milwaukee, WI, USA 53209 2Sai-Wing Tsang, Department...
Keywords: Adsorption, Crystallization, Diffusion, Materials Science, Nucleic acid annealing, Photovoltaics, Reductions, Sol-gel, Solar cells, Spectroscopy

Molybdenum Disulfide: Understanding Hydrogen Evolution Catalysis

Linyou Cao Department of Materials Science and Engineering Department of Physics North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA Email:
Keywords: Adsorption, Bacterial conjugations, Catalysis, Chemical industry, Chemical vapor deposition, Degradations, Deposition, Electrochemical reactions, Environmental, Indicators, Industries, Infrared spectroscopy, Materials Science, Nanotubes, Oxidations, Recombination, Renewable energy

Nanomaterials for Advanced Applications

The union of distinct scientific disciplines is revealing the leading edge of Nanotechnology. Fifteen to twenty years ago, the interdisciplinary activity of geneticists, biologists, immunologists and...
Mr. Thomas Juehne; Prof. William E. Buhro; Dr. Sean Dingman; Dr. Luke Grocholl; Prof. Michael Strano; Dr. Seunghyun Baik;Prof. Yuri Lvov; Dr. Luke Grocholl; Prof. Shelley D. Minteer; Dr. Luke Grocholl; Prof. Nicholas A. Kotov;Prof. Pradeep K. Rohatgi; Ben Schultz; J.B. Ferguson; C. N. R. Rao; A. Müller; A. K. Cheetham (Eds.); G. Schmid (Ed.)
Aldrich ChemFiles 2005, 5.3, 1.
Keywords: Absorption, Adsorption, Applications, Automotive, Building blocks, Catalog, Catalysis, Ceramics, Chemfiles, Chemical vapor deposition, Combustion, Degradations, Deposition, Diffraction, Diffusion, Electronics, Genetic, Help, Infrared spectroscopy, Materials Science, Metal Science, Methods, Nanoelectronics, Nanomaterials, Nanotechnology, Nanotubes, Oxidations, Photovoltaics, Purification, Reductions, Semiconductor, Solar cells, Solvents, Support, Tools

Ruthenium-based dyes for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells

Dye-sensitized Solar Cells (DSCs) are 3rd generation solar cells combining the promise of high efficiency with low production costs. While present-day DSCs provide light-to-electricity conversion of ...
Dr. Hans Desilvestro and Dr. Yanek Hebting

Dyesol Ltd., 3 Dominion Place, Queanbeyan NSW 2620 AUSTRALIA
Keywords: Absorption, Calorimetry, Capillary electrophoresis, Ligands, Materials Science, Oxidations, Photosynthesis, Recombination, Reductions, Separation, Solar cells

Self-Propagating Reactions Induced by Mechanical Alloying

Mechanical alloying is a “brute force” method of affecting alloying and chemical reactions. The mixture of reactant powders and several balls are placed in the milling jar of a high-energy ball mill,...
Prof. Laszlo Takacs
Material Matters 2007, 2.4, 21.
Keywords: Applications, Ceramics, Chemical reactions, Combustion, Diffraction, Exothermic, Mass spectrometry, Metal Science, Methods, Oxidations, Reductions, Size-exclusion chromatography, Support, Thermite, Tools, Type, X-Ray diffraction, transformation

Synthesis of ZnO Aggregates and Their Application in Dye-sensitized Solar Cells

Solar energy, as the primary source of energy for all living organisms on Earth, is considered the ultimate solution to the energy and environmental challenge as a carbon-neutral energy source. Many ...
Qifeng Zhang, Kwangsuk Park, Guozhong Cao
Material Matters 2010, 5.2, 32.
Keywords: Absorption, Adsorption, Atomic layer deposition, Calorimetry, Centrifugation, Chemical reactions, Degradations, Deposition, Diffraction, Diffusion, Environmental, Hydrogenations, Ligands, Materials Science, Methods, Photovoltaics, Precipitation, Recombination, Scanning electron microscopy, Semiconductor, Solar cells, Spectra, Spectroscopy, Type, Usage, X-Ray diffraction

Thiolated Gold Nanoclusters a new class of Photosensitizers

Kevin Stamplecoskie, Yong-Siou Chen, Prashant V. Kamat* Radiation Laboratory and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA *Email:
Keywords: Absorption, Biochemistry, Diffraction, Ligands, Nanomaterials, Oxidations, Photovoltaics, Reductions, Solar cells, Spectroscopy, X-Ray diffraction

Titania Nanotubes: Synthesis and Applications

Eugen Panaitescu1 and Latika Menon2 Department of Physics Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 USA Email:,
Keywords: Adsorption, Agriculture, Antimicrobials, Apoptosis, Automotive, Calorimetry, Cosmetics, Degradations, Deposition, Diffusion, Electrochemical analysis, Environmental, Filtration, Melting, Nanotubes, Oxidations, Photovoltaics, Precipitation, Recombination, Redox Reactions, Reductions, Semiconductor, Separation, Sol-gel, Solar cells, Solvents

Understanding and Successfully Applying Materials for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

Hans Desilvestro, Yanek Hebting, Mikael Khan, Damion Milliken Dyesol, Queanbeyan NSW 2620, Australia Email:
Keywords: Absorption, Adhesion, Adsorption, Bacterial conjugations, Calorimetry, Deposition, Diffusion, Electronics, Extinction coefficient, Hydroxylations, Ligands, Mass spectrometry, Nucleic acid annealing, Oxidations, PAGE, Printed electronics, Recombination, Reductions, Semiconductor, Solar cells, Solvents

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