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Synthesis of inorganic solids using microwaves
journal contributionposted on 2009-12-03, 16:07 authored by K.J. Rao, Vaidhy VaidhyanathanVaidhy Vaidhyanathan, M. Ganguli, P.A. Ramakrishnan
Use of microwaves in the synthesis of materials is gaining importance. Microwave-assisted synthesis is generally much faster, cleaner, and more economical than the conventional methods. A variety of materials such as carbides, nitrides, complex oxides, silicides, zeolites, apatite, etc. have been synthesized using microwaves. Many of these are of industrial and technological importance. An understanding of the microwave interaction with materials has been based on concepts of dielectric heating and of the resonance absorption due to rotational excitation. This review presents a summary of recent reports of microwave synthesis of inorganic materials. Various observations regarding microwave interaction with materials are also briefly discussed.
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CitationRAO, K.B. ... et al, 1999. Synthesis of inorganic solids using microwaves. Chemistry of Materials, 11 (4), pp. 882-895.
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NotesThis article is closed access. It was published in the journal Chemistry of Materials [© American Chemical Society] and is available at: http://pubs.acs.org/journal/cmatex