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Zirconium(IV) oxide-yttria stabilized

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<100 nm particle size

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Synonym(s):
YSZ-3, YSZ-8, YSZ, Yttria stabilized zirconia, Yttrium stabilized zirconium oxide
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
(ZrO2)1-x(Y2O3)x
NACRES:
NA.23

form

powder

contains

8% yttria as stabilizer

composition

(ZrO2)1-x(Y2O3)x

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surface area

<60 m2/g , BET

particle size

<100 nm

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composition

(ZrO2)1-x(Y2O3)x

composition

(ZrO2)0.97(Y2O3)0.03

composition

(ZrO2)0.92(Y2O3)0.08

composition

-

contains

8% yttria as stabilizer

contains

3 mol % yttria as stabilizer

contains

8 mol % yttria as stabilizer

contains

~8 wt. % yttria as stabilizer

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surface area

<60 m2/g , BET

surface area

10-25 m2/g

surface area

>100 m2/g

surface area

5.0-9.0 m2/g

particle size

<100 nm

particle size

≤100 nm

particle size

≤100 nm, 5-10 nm (crystallite size)

particle size

~700 nm

General description

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Yttria-stabilized zirconia (YSZ) is the most commonly used solid electrolyte for solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) and oxygen sensors. YSZ exhibits high oxygen-ionic conductivity while blocking electronic conduction. YSZ particles may be synthesized from yttrium nitrate or isopropoxide by sol gel method. YSZ nanoparticles may be prepared in supercritical water (SCW). YSZ nanoparticles of different sizes with varying % mol of yttria may be obtained by CO2 laser based continuous/pulsed laser vaporization method.
Zirconium(IV) oxide-yttria stabilized (YSZ) (<100 nm particle size) is an oxygen ion conductor with properties such as good ionic conductivity and high physiochemical stability. Its other properties include excellent shock resistance, low thermal conductivity and a high coefficient of thermal expansion.

Application

Collagen-yttria-stabilized amorphous zirconia hybrid scaffolds may be developed. YSZ thin films may be used as thermal barrier coatings on combustors, stationary and rotating components of gas turbines or diesel engines. 6
YSZ can be used for a variety of applications such as:
  • a thermal barrier coating for the protection and insulation of metal components in gas turbines
  • an electrolyte in the fabrication of solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs)
  • in the fabrication of zirconia dental implant abutments
  • membranes for micro energy conversion devices
  • a solid acid and a catalyst for catalytic applications

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Packaged in glass bottles

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Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

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Respiratory system

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

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WGK 3

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Not applicable

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Not applicable

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Influence of microstructure on the ionic conductivity of yttria-stabilized zirconia electrolyte
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Materials Science & Engineering. A, Structural Materials : Properties, Microstructure and Processing, 335(1-2), 246-252 (2002)
Thermal expansion coefficient of yttria stabilized zirconia for various yttria contents
Hayashi H, et al.
Solid State Ionics, 176(5-6), 613-619 (2005)
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Surface Review and Letters, 13(05), 535-544 (2006)
Confined Transformation of UiO-66 Nanocrystals to Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia with Hierarchical Pore Structures for Catalytic Applications
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