Synthesis of high-performance ceramics based on polymerizable complex method

Masato Kakihana

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    Abstract

    The polymerizable complex (PC) method was developed to prepare copper-based high-Tc superconducting oxides with improved superconducting properties, phosphor materials with excellent emission intensities and water-splitting photocatalysts with higher activities. The PC method is based on the formation of metal complexes and subsequent polyesterification between a hydroxy-caroboxylic acid such as citric acid and a glycol such as propylene glycol, so that homogeneity of the metal species inside the polyester resin precursor is maintained on the molecular scale. An example of Y 2SiO5:Ce3+,Tb33+ co-activated phosphor synthesis utilizing a new water soluble silicon compound is provided. The PC method is also an efficient methodology for the preparation of promising compounds for testing, without the requirement of tailoring the synthesis for each candidate; a scheme to search for the potential Tm3+ activated phosphors in the series of complex gallates as hosts has been demonstrated as a representative example.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)857-862
    Number of pages6
    JournalJournal of the Ceramic Society of Japan
    Volume117
    Issue number1368
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2009 Aug

    Keywords

    • Oxide powder
    • Parallel synthesis
    • Phosphors
    • Photocatalysts
    • Polymerizable complex method

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Ceramics and Composites
    • Chemistry(all)
    • Condensed Matter Physics
    • Materials Chemistry

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