Supercritical Fluid Technology in Materials Science and Engineering
Syntheses: Properties, and Applications
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This title analyzes the chemical reactions, structures and fundamental properties of supercritical fluid systems for the production of new compounds, nanomaterials, fibers, and films. It complies contemporary research and technological advances for increased selectivity and reduced waste in chemical, industrial, pharmaceutical, and biomedical applications. Topics include fluid dynamics, catalysis, hydrothermal synthesis, surfactants, conducting polymers, crystal growth, and other aspects and applications of supercritical fluids.
Table of Contents
Fundamental properties of supercritical fluids; NMR investigation of high-pressure, high-temperature fluid dynamics; organic reactions in supercritical fluid media; homogenous catalysis in supercritical carbon dioxide; supercritical fluid processing of materials; surfactants in supercritical fluids; in situ blending of electrically conducting polymers in supercritical carbon dioxide; synthesis of metal phosphates - a case study of crystal growth in supercritical fluids; hydrothermal synthesis of metal oxide fine particles at supercritical conditions; production of magnetic nanoparticles in supercritical fluids; processing metals in supercritical carbon dioxide; rapid expression of supercritical solutions (RESS); pharmaceutical and biological materials processing with supercritical fluids.