Advertisement

Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 41, Issue 18, pp 6126–6129 | Cite as

Synthesis of Y2O3 with nestlike structures

  • Chaoquan Hu
  • Zhenghong Gao
Letter

Fabrication of nano- to microscopic-scale inorganic materials with special morphology is of great interest for materials chemistry due to their importance in basic scientific research and potential technological applications [1, 2, 3, 4]. Very recently, self-assembly of nanostructured building blocks has become an active research field in materials synthesis. Strategies based on self-assembly have a number of advantages: First, they can carry out many of the most difficult steps in nanofabrication that involve atomic-level modification of structure. Second, they create stable constructs having a low level of defects and can be applied to many structures and materials [5].

Yttrium oxide (Y2O3) is an important engineering material in many fields due to its chemical and physical properties, such as high permittivity [6], high melting point, a relatively large band gap energy etc. For example, Y2O3could be used as a waveguide material due to its high refractive index, or as a buffer...

Keywords

Y2O3 Yttrium Oxide Reaction Stage Active Research Field Calculated Lattice Constant 

References

  1. 1.
    Yokoyama T, Yokoyama S, Kamikado T, Okuno Y, Mashiko S (2001) Nature 413:619CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Park S, Lim JH, Chung SW, Mirkin CA (2004) Science 303:348CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Zhu YC, Bando Y, Xue DF, Golberg D (2004) Adv Mater 16:831CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Liu B, Zeng HC (2004) J Am Chem Soc 126:8124CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Clark TD, Tien J, Duffy DC, Paul KE, Whitesides GM (2001) J Am Chem Soc 123:7677CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Wilk GD, Wallace RM, Anthony JM (2001) J Appl Phys 89:5243CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Rouffignac PD, Park JS, Gordon RG (2005) Chem Mater 17:4808CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Manna L, Milliron DJ, Meisel A, Scher EC, Alivisatos AP (2003) Nat Mater 2:382CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Hao E, Bailey RC, Schatz GC, Hupp JT, Li S (2004) Nano Lett 4:327CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Fang YP, Xu AW, You LP, Song RQ, Yu JC, Zhang HX, Li Q, Liu HQ (2003) Adv Funct Mater 13:955CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    Yada M, Mihara M, Mouri S, Kuroki M, Kijima T (2002) Adv Mater 14:309CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    Zhang J, Liu Z, Lin J, Fang J (2005) Cryst Growth Des 5:1527CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 13.
    Ocana M, Clemente RR, Serna CJ (1995) Adv Mater 7:212CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. 14.
    Ren X, Chen D, Tang F (2005) J Phys Chem B 109:15806Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Chemistry, Institute of ScienceTianjin UniversityTianjinPeople’s Republic of China

Personalised recommendations