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Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 43, Issue 6, pp 1769–1775 | Cite as

Preparation of well-dispersed spherical nickel powders with uniform size via mild solvothermal route

  • Liuyang Bai
  • Fangli YuanEmail author
  • Qing Tang
  • Jinlin Li
  • Hojin Ryu
Article

Abstract

Well-dispersed spherical nickel powders with uniform size were synthesized via a mild solvothermal route in which aqueous hydrazine was used as reducing agent without any alkaline reagent or surfactant introduced. The as-prepared products were characterized by XRD, FESEM, XPS, and TG. Different influencing factors including solvent, concentration, reaction time, and temperature on the morphology and size of the final products were examined. The size of the spherical nickel powders is tunable from 150 to 800 nm. The obtained nickel powders have little Ni(OH)2 on the surface and exhibit excellent oxidation resistance. In addition, the formation process was discussed on the basis of the experimental results.

Keywords

Hydrazine FESEM Image Nickel Powder Polyol Process Glycerin Solution 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was supported financially by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 50574083). One of the authors Liuyang Bai would thank Ms. Zhou for her assistance with FT-IR characterization.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Liuyang Bai
    • 1
    • 2
  • Fangli Yuan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Qing Tang
    • 1
  • Jinlin Li
    • 1
  • Hojin Ryu
    • 3
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Multi-phase Complex System, Institute of Process EngineeringChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingP.R. China
  2. 2.Graduate University of Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijingP.R. China
  3. 3.Advance Material DivisionKorea Research Institute of Chemical TechnologyYusong-Gu, TaejeonSouth Korea

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