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Aluminum oxide

nanopowder, <50 nm particle size (TEM)

Synonym: Alumina

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Properties

Related Categories 13: Al, Aluminum, Biocompatible Ceramics, Biomaterials, Materials Science,
Quality Level   200
description   gamma phase
form   nanopowder
particle size   <50 nm (TEM)
surface area   >40 m2/g (BET)
mp   2040 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   O=[Al]O[Al]=O
InChI   1S/2Al.3O
InChI key   TWNQGVIAIRXVLR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Aluminum oxide (Al2O3) based nanopowder is a metal oxide based nanosized material that can be used in a variety of industrial applications. It can be prepared by the hydrolysis of the alkoxide of Al2O3 and calcination of particles in the presence of stabilizing agents.

Application

Al2O3 nanopowder can be used for a wide range of applications, such as ceramics, aerospace, wastewater treatment, abrasives, paints, catalysts, and flooring materials.

Packaging

10, 50 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
nwg
RTECS 
BD1200000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Advanced Inorganic Materials for Solid State Lighting

In 1907, the first electroluminescent device, with silicon carbide (Prod. Nos. 594911, 378097, 357391) as the active material, was described by Henry Round as displaying a “bright glow”.1,2 Lighting ...
Alexander Birkel, Kristin A. Denault, Nathan C. George, Ram Seshadri
Material Matters, Volume 7, Number 2, 22–27
Keywords: Capillary electrophoresis, Chromatin immunoprecipitation, Combustion, Ligands, Microwave synthesis, Sol-gel, Substitutions

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, PAGE, Solvents, Spectroscopy

Lightweight Metal Matrix Nanocomposites - Stretching the Boundaries of Metals

Composite materials that traditionally incorporate micron scale reinforcements in a bulk matrix offer opportunities to tailor material properties such as hardness, tensile strength, ductility, densit...
Prof. P. K. Rohatgi and B. Schultz
Material Matters 2007, 2.4, 16.
Keywords: Addition reactions, Applications, Automotive, Capillary electrophoresis, Ceramics, Chemical vapor deposition, Deposition, Industries, Magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Material Matters, Metal Science, Methods, Nanomaterials, Nanotubes, Reductions, Semiconductor, Titrations, Transmission electron microscopy, Type

Materials for Clean H2 Production from Bioethanol Reforming

Hong Xie, Eric Weitz, and Kenneth R. Poeppelmeier* Center for Catalysis and Surface Science, Department of Chemistry Northwestern University Evanston, Illinois 60208 *krp@northwestern.edu
Keywords: Absorption, Adsorption, Boudouard reaction, Catalysis, Dehydration reaction, Dehydrogenation, Deposition, Fermentation, Polymerization reactions, Precipitation, Redox Reactions, Renewable energy, Surface Science

Nanomaterials Toxicity Screening Strategies

Tian Xia,1,2 Huan Meng,1,2,† Saji George,1,2,† Haiyuan Zhang,1,2,† Xiang Wang,1,2,† Zhaoxia Ji,2,† Jeffrey I. Zink,2,3 Andre E. Nel1,2* 1Division of NanoMedicine, Department of Medicine, University o...
Keywords: Adhesion, Apoptosis, Biochemistry, Combinatorial library, Environmental, Enzyme activity, Inflammation, Lipid peroxidation, Nanomaterials, Nanotechnology, Oxidations, Peroxidations, Reproduction

Titania Nanotubes: Synthesis and Applications

Eugen Panaitescu1 and Latika Menon2 Department of Physics Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 USA Email: 1e.panaitescu@neu.edu, 2l.menon@neu.edu
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

Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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