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Table 1 Obtained nanopowders, crystallite size (according to XRD data), and their perspective purposes

From: Wet-chemistry processing of powdery raw material for high-tech ceramics

Powders Crystallite size (nm) Perspective purposes
Al2O3 ≤ 7 Catalysts for petrochemistry (FTS, obtainment of alcohols, HDS), medicine materials (for endoprosthesis), laser equipment
Bi2O3 110 to120 Varistor ceramics, hybrid conductivity membranes
CeO2 7 to 60 Fuel cells, environmental catalysis (CO oxidation, HC, and soot)
Co2O3 30 to 170 Catalysts for petrochemistry (FTS, obtainment of alcohols, HDS), varistor ceramics
Cr2O3 30 to 80 Varistor ceramics
MgO 30 to 40 Medicine materials (for endoprosthesis)
MoOx 160 to 300 Catalysts for petrochemistry (FTS, obtainment of alcohols, HDS)
NiO 4 to 10  
WOx 90 to 100  
ZnO 20 to 30 Laser equipment, varistor ceramics
CexZr1-xO2 8 to 18 Medicine materials (for endoprosthesis), hybrid conductivity membranes
CuO-CeO2 7 to 10 CO, HC, and soot oxidation catalysts
  1. FTS, Fischer-Tropsch synthesis; HDS, hydrodesulfurization.