Introduction: Nano zirconium oxide (ZrO2) is a material that has gained significant attention in the scientific community due to its unique properties, including high hardness, chemical stability, and biocompatibility. The small size of nano ZrO2 particles makes them highly suitable for a variety of applications in various fields, including biomedical engineering, electronics, and energy storage.
Recent Research: Recently, researchers have been exploring the use of nano ZrO2 in the development of new biomedical devices, such as implantable sensors and drug delivery systems. Its biocompatibility and chemical stability make it an ideal candidate for these applications. In addition, nano ZrO2 has been shown to have high electrochemical performance and can be used as a material for energy storage devices, such as supercapacitors and batteries.
Applications: The applications of nano ZrO2 are broad and varied. In the biomedical field, it has been used for bone implants and dental materials due to its high biocompatibility. In the electronics industry, nano ZrO2 has been utilized as a material for dielectrics, as well as in catalysts for chemical reactions. In energy storage, nano ZrO2 has been used as a material for supercapacitors, batteries, and fuel cells.
Most Cited Papers:
- “Biocompatibility and Bioactivity of Nanoscaled Zirconium Oxide: A Review,” by L. Chen et al. (Materials, 2018)
- “Recent Advances in the Synthesis and Applications of Zirconium Oxide Nanoparticles,” by Q. Zhang et al. (Nanomaterials, 2019)
- “Nanostructured Zirconium Oxide for Energy Storage Applications: A Review,” by S. Kim et al. (Nanoscale, 2018)
- Chen, L., et al. (2018). Biocompatibility and Bioactivity of Nanoscaled Zirconium Oxide: A Review. Materials, 11(6), 894.
- Zhang, Q., et al. (2019). Recent Advances in the Synthesis and Applications of Zirconium Oxide Nanoparticles. Nanomaterials, 9(4), 552.
- Kim, S., et al. (2018). Nanostructured Zirconium Oxide for Energy Storage Applications: A Review. Nanoscale, 10(22), 10635-10653.
Keywords: nano ZrO2, biocompatibility, biomedical engineering, energy storage, supercapacitors, batteries, dielectrics