Stabilization of CeO2 nanoparticles in a CO2 rich solvent

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  • Martin J. Hollamby
  • Kieran Trickett
  • Ana Vesperinas
  • Carl Rivett
  • David C. Steytler
  • Zoe Schnepp
  • Jon Jones
  • Richard K. Heenan
  • Robert M. Richardson
  • Otto Glatter
  • Julian Eastoe

Colleges, School and Institutes

External organisations

  • Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
  • University of Bristol
  • University of East Anglia
  • ISIS Pulsed Neutron and Muon Source
  • Karl-Franzens Universität Graz


Here it is shown that the chemical nature of outer organic surfactant layers, used to stabilize inorganic nanoparticles (NPs), is a key factor controlling solubility in a mixed liquid CO2 - heptane (10% vol) solvent.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5628-5630
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number43
Publication statusPublished - 17 Nov 2008