Low-temperature ammonothermal synthesis of LaTaON2

Tomoaki Watanabe, Keisuke Tajima, Jinwang Li, Nobuhiro Matsushita, Masahiro Yoshimura

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Pure perovskite-type LaTaON2 crystal powders with high crystallinity were synthesized in supercritical ammonia using sodium amide as a flux. The synthesis temperature for this new method is 873K, approximately 300K lower than that for previous methods. The obtained powders have a pseudocubic lattice with a lattice constant of a = 0.4049 nm, which is in good agreement with the reported value.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1101-1102
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)


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