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Glycine-nitrate process produces ultrafine metal oxide powders.

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Document Title: Glycine-Nitrate Process
Category: Materials Science
Media Type: Photos
Date of Image/Photo: June 1989
Background: The GNP technology produces very fine particles of multicomponent ceramic oxides that are of uniform size and chemical composition. These very pure particles can be used to produce solid oxide fuel cells, ceramic engine parts, and many other sophisticated products. The process uses moderate temperatures to form fine powders rapidly and inexpensively, and the powders are so uniform, they require very little milling. These factors make the process very economical and attractive to industries that manufacture ceramic-based products. In addition, powder production makes little impact on the environment. This work was done in 1989.
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