Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 35, Issue 3, pp 661–665

Low temperature hydrothermal synthesis of ZrO2-CaO solid solutions

  • G. Dell'Agli
  • G. Mascolo
Article

DOI: 10.1023/A:1004740830928

Cite this article as:
Dell'Agli, G. & Mascolo, G. Journal of Materials Science (2000) 35: 661. doi:10.1023/A:1004740830928

Abstract

Nanosized powders of ZrO2-CaO solid solutions have been synthesized by hydrothermal treatment at 110°C. Amorphous hydrous ZrO2, CaO freshly prepared by thermal decomposition of CaCO3 and MOH (M = Na, Li) mineralizer solutions were employed as precursors for the hydrothermal synthesis. Calcia-stabilized zirconia (CSZ) with different CaO content and characterized by different crystal sizes have been produced by changing the hydrothermal treatment temperature, the reaction time and the mixture composition of precursors. The combined effect of both MOH and CaO on the crystallization-stabilization of zirconia at low temperature of hydrothermal treatment is discussed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Dell'Agli
    • 1
  • G. Mascolo
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Meccanica, Strutture, Ambiente e Territorio-Laboratorio MaterialiUniversita' di CassinoCassino (FR)Italy
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Meccanica, Strutture, Ambiente e Territorio-Laboratorio MaterialiUniversita' di CassinoCassino (FR)Italy

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