Direct observation of macropore self-formation in hierarchically structured metal oxides

Pierre Y. Dapsens, University of Namur
Sikander H. Hakim, Iowa State University
Bao-Lian Su, Wuhan University of Technology
Brent H. Shanks, Iowa State University

This is an article from Chemical Communications 46 (2010): 8980, doi:10.1039/c0cc02684k. Posted with permission.


The current work presents an unprecedented direct observation of macropore formation in the spontaneous self-assembly process to obtain hierarchical meso/macroporous metal oxides made possible with the help of an unusual titanium alkoxide.