Using Sonochemical Methods for the Preparation of Mesoporous Materials and for the Deposition of Catalysts into the Mesopores Academic Article uri icon


  • Ultrasound radiation can be used to synthesize a variety of mesporous materials. The reaction time is considerably shorter than the conventional methods. Ultrasonic waves can be further used for the insertion of amorphous nanosized catalysts into the mesopores. A detailed study demonstrates that the nanoparticles are deposited as a monolayer on the inner mesopores walls without blocking them. When the ultrasonically prepared catalyst/mesoporous-subtrate composite is used in catalysis a high conversion into product is obtained.

publication date

  • January 1, 2001