cerium dioxide


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cerium dioxide

[′sir·ē·əm dī′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
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With growing consciousness, more studies have been performed on the safety and stability of such compounds as nanoparticulate zinc oxide (zincite), titanium dioxide (titania), cerium dioxide (ceria), and various iron oxides and oxide-hydroxides.
To our knowledge, this is the first report on the presence of cerium dioxide and zinc compounds in the reproductive and edible portions of the soybean plant grown in farm soil with cerium dioxide and zinc oxide nanoparticles.
Further research is needed to understand the role of solubility and particle chemistry on the potential environmental effects of other nanoparticles, such as silver and cerium dioxide (used as a fuel catalyst),' says Dr Rogers.
The Pinnacle AF Nano-Oxides are all below 10nm and include: Aluminum Oxide (Al2O3), Silicon Dioxide (SiO2), Cerium Dioxide (CeO2) and PinnacleAF Zirconium Dioxide (ZrO2).
As an example, cerium dioxide materials and barium sulfate are examined.