Solvent-tuned hierarchical porosity in nitrocellulose aerogels

Geneva R. Peterson, Katie A. Cychosz, Matthias Thommes, Louisa J. Hope-Weeks

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We describe the simple preparation of nitrocellulose gels and high surface area (300 + m2g−1) aerogels and their hierarchical pore structures. The solvent in which the gels form greatly influences the pore geometry and size distribution of the gels in both the macro- and mesopore domains.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11754-11756
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number96
StatePublished - Nov 7 2012


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