Cerium-Based Oxide Coatings
Cerium-based oxide compounds are known for their wide range of applications in catalysis, corrosion prevention, electrochemical cells, photocatalysis, UV absorbers, biomaterials, microelectronics, optical devices, thermal coatings, and glass abrasives. The technological applications of these materials are possible due to a combination of the electronic structure of Ce and the size effects at the nanoscale. In particular, reversible transformation between the Ce(III) and Ce(IV) oxidation states on the surface of cerium oxides is critical to the functionality and potential uses of the materials. In this paper, the main technological applications of cerium-based oxide coatings are reviewed based on the work done to date. Special interest is placed on the emerging trends.
C. E. Castano et al., "Cerium-Based Oxide Coatings," Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 69-76, Elsevier Ltd, Apr 2015.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cossms.2014.11.005
Materials Science and Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Catalysis; Cerium oxide; Coatings; Corrosion; Electrochemical devices; Electronic structure; Nanomaterials; Biological materials; Corrosion prevention; Microelectronics; Nanostructured materials; Oxides; Protective coatings
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