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Simple and effective method to produce zirconia doped ceria oxide a catalyst in automotive exhaust systems to reduce pollution

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Crystalline Nanoparticles With Narrow Size Distribution: Aqueous solutions of zirconium oxy chloride and hexamethylenetetramine are mixed together to form a precipitate. The precipitate is mixed with an aqueous solution of cerium nitrate.

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The nanoparticles produced by the method are thermally more stable than pure cerium oxide nanoparticles. The method is efficient to prepare very large amount of nanoparticles compared to other methods.

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