Tuning diffusion paths in shaped ceria nanocrystals

Vincenzo Esposito*, Ahsanul Kabir, Massimo Rosa, Ngo Van Nong, Thenner S. Rodrigues, Lays N. Rodrigues, Marina F. S. Machado, Leticia P. R. Moraes, Debora Marani, Fabio Coral Fonseca

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Abstract

Mass diffusion controls material structuring from the atomic to the macro-scale defining properties and functionalities. We show here that surface energy in Ce0.9Gd0.1O3-d shaped nanocrystals, i.e. nanocubes, nanorods and spherical nanoparticles, can control solid state diffusion mechanisms over a long range, leading to extreme microstructural diversity.
Original languageEnglish
JournalCrystEngComm
Volume21
Issue number27
Pages (from-to)4025-4029
ISSN1466-8033
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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