An efficient route to highly organized, tunable macroporous-mesoporous alumina

Jean-Philippe Dacquin, Jérémy Dhainaut, Daniel Duprez Duprez, Sébastien Royer, Adam Lee, Karen Wilson

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Abstract

(Figure Presented) Organized macroporous-mesoporous alumina can be obtained via a dual-templating approach. Monodispersed polystyrene beads promote macropore formation, while a P123 surfactant templating agent drives the formation of ordered hexagonal mesopores throughout the alumina framework. These well-defined pore networks coexist over a wide range of temperatures and macropore sizes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12896-12897
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of American Chemical Society
Volume131
Issue number36
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Sep 2009

Bibliographical note

We thank the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council for financial support (EP/F063423/1; EP/G007594/1) and the award of a Leadership Fellowship (A.F.L.). We thank Serge Kaliaguine and Sébastien Vaudreuil (Laval University) for advice on latex bead synthesis.

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