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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.


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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