The formation of gigantic hollow silica spheres from an EO(76)-PO(29)EO(76)/butanol/ethanol/H(2)O quaternary system
Sun, Q Magusin, Pieter Mezari, B Panine, P van Santen, RA Sommerdijk, NAJM # ×
Royal Society of Chemistry
Journal of Materials Chemistry vol:15 issue:2 pages:256-259
Gigantic hollow silica spheres with a hierarchical intra- and inter-particle porosity were obtained from an EO76–PO29–EO76/butanol/ethanol/H2O quaternary system, which is unique in its extremely rapid silica condensation and in the resulting hierarchical morphology.