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Title: Process of forming compounds using reverse micelle or reverse microemulsion systems

Abstract

The present invention is directed to a process for producing a nanometer-sized metal compound. The process comprises forming a reverse micelle or reverse microemulsion system comprising a polar fluid in a non-polar or low-polarity fluid. A first reactant comprising a multi-component, water-soluble metal compound is introduced into the polar fluid in a non-polar or low-polarity fluid. This first reactant can be introduced into the reverse micelle or reverse microemulsion system during formation thereof or subsequent to the formation of the reverse micelle or microemulsion system. The water-soluble metal compound is then reacted in the reverse micelle or reverse microemulsion system to form the nanometer-sized metal compound. The nanometer-sized metal compound is then precipitated from the reverse micelle or reverse microemulsion system.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Richland, WA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, OH (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
871644
Patent Number(s):
5770172
Assignee:
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C01 - INORGANIC CHEMISTRY C01G - COMPOUNDS CONTAINING METALS NOT COVERED BY SUBCLASSES C01D OR C01F
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B01 - PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL B01J - CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROCESSES, e.g. CATALYSIS OR COLLOID CHEMISTRY
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
process; forming; compounds; reverse; micelle; microemulsion; systems; directed; producing; nanometer-sized; metal; compound; comprises; comprising; polar; fluid; non-polar; low-polarity; reactant; multi-component; water-soluble; introduced; formation; subsequent; reacted; form; precipitated; reverse microemulsion; low-polarity fluid; water-soluble metal; polar fluid; comprises forming; metal compound; process comprises; reverse micelle; soluble metal; reactant comprising; microemulsion systems; forming compounds; /423/208/502/516/

Citation Formats

Linehan, John C, Fulton, John L, and Bean, Roger M. Process of forming compounds using reverse micelle or reverse microemulsion systems. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Linehan, John C, Fulton, John L, & Bean, Roger M. Process of forming compounds using reverse micelle or reverse microemulsion systems. United States.
Linehan, John C, Fulton, John L, and Bean, Roger M. Thu . "Process of forming compounds using reverse micelle or reverse microemulsion systems". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/871644.
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abstractNote = {The present invention is directed to a process for producing a nanometer-sized metal compound. The process comprises forming a reverse micelle or reverse microemulsion system comprising a polar fluid in a non-polar or low-polarity fluid. A first reactant comprising a multi-component, water-soluble metal compound is introduced into the polar fluid in a non-polar or low-polarity fluid. This first reactant can be introduced into the reverse micelle or reverse microemulsion system during formation thereof or subsequent to the formation of the reverse micelle or microemulsion system. The water-soluble metal compound is then reacted in the reverse micelle or reverse microemulsion system to form the nanometer-sized metal compound. The nanometer-sized metal compound is then precipitated from the reverse micelle or reverse microemulsion system.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1998},
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