Characterization of nanoscale oxide and oxyhydroxide powders using EXAFS spectroscopy

John G. Darab, J. C. Linehan, Y. Ma, D. W. Matson

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Abstract

Extended x-ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS) spectroscopy has been used to determine the structural environment local to iron(III) and zirconium(IV) cations in respectively, nanoscale iron oxyhydroxide and nanoscale zirconium oxide powders. The iron oxyhydroxide powder, produced by the modified reverse micelle (MRM) technology, was found to have a short-range structure most similar to that of geothite (α-FeOOH). The short-range structure of the zirconium oxide powder, produced using the rapid thermal decomposition of solutes (RTDS) technology, was found to be a mixture of monoclinic zirconia and cubic zirconia environments.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationApplications of Synchrotron Radiation Techniques to Materials Science
PublisherPubl by Materials Research Society
Pages9-14
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)1558992030, 9781558992030
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1993
EventMaterials Research Society Spring Meeting - San Francisco, CA, USA
Duration: Apr 12 1993Apr 15 1993

Publication series

NameMaterials Research Society Symposium Proceedings
Volume307
ISSN (Print)0272-9172

Other

OtherMaterials Research Society Spring Meeting
CitySan Francisco, CA, USA
Period4/12/934/15/93

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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    Darab, J. G., Linehan, J. C., Ma, Y., & Matson, D. W. (1993). Characterization of nanoscale oxide and oxyhydroxide powders using EXAFS spectroscopy. In Applications of Synchrotron Radiation Techniques to Materials Science (pp. 9-14). (Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings; Vol. 307). Publ by Materials Research Society. https://doi.org/10.1557/proc-307-9