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Porous materials via freeze-casting of metal salt solutions

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October 2, 2018
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Disclosed here is a method for making a nanoporous material, comprising aerosolizing a solution comprising at least one metal salt and at least one solvent to obtain an aerosol, freezing the aerosol to obtain a frozen aerosol, and drying the frozen aerosol to obtain a nanoporous metal compound material. Further, the nanoporous metal compound material can be reduced to obtain a nanoporous metal material.
14/ 741,334
June 16, 2015
B22F 1/00 (20060101)B22F 9/02 (20060101)C01G 3/02 (20060101)B22F 9/08 (20060101)B82Y 40/00 (20110101)
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT SUPPORT This invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-AC52-07NA27344 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy and under Grant No. BRCALL08-PR3-C-2-0006 awarded by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) of the U.S. Department of Defense. The government has certain rights in this invention.