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Boron Trioxide Nanoparticles

Boron Trioxide Nanoparticles

Boron Trioxide Nanoparticles
Product Number NRE-3008
CAS No. 1303-86-2
Formula B2O3
Molecular Weight 69.62 / g/mol
APS <100 nm (Can be Customized)
Purity 99.9%
Color White
Density 2.46 g/cm3
Melting Point 450 °C
Boiling Point 1,860 °C

Boron Trioxide Nanoparticles

Catalysis: Boron trioxide nanoparticles can serve as catalysts in chemical reactions. Their high surface area and reactivity make them suitable for catalyzing various chemical processes, such as the dehydration of alcohol and the esterification of carboxylic acids.

Flame Retardants: B2O3 nanoparticles can be used as flame-retardant additives in polymers and plastics. They help reduce the flammability of these materials, making them safer for use in applications like construction, automotive, and electronics.

Glass and Ceramics: B2O3 nanoparticles are commonly used as additives in the production of glass and ceramics. They enhance the properties of these materials, such as increasing their thermal resistance and improving their optical properties.

Nanocomposite Materials: These nanoparticles can be incorporated into nanocomposite materials to improve their mechanical and thermal properties. This is particularly useful in the aerospace and automotive industries for producing lightweight, high-performance materials.

Pharmaceuticals: B2O3 nanoparticles can potentially be used in drug delivery systems. Their small size and surface characteristics can help improve drug solubility and enhance drug delivery to specific target sites in the body.

Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (BNCT): BNCT is a cancer treatment technique that utilizes boron compounds. Boron trioxide nanoparticles can be designed to selectively accumulate in cancer cells and then irradiated with neutrons to release alpha particles, which can kill the cancer cells while sparing surrounding healthy tissue.

Nanofluids: B2O3 nanoparticles can be used as additives in nanofluids to enhance their thermal conductivity. This is valuable in applications where efficient heat transfer is essential, such as in cooling systems for electronics and engines.

Optoelectronics: These nanoparticles may find applications in optoelectronic devices, such as photodetectors and sensors, due to their optical properties and potential for use in light-emitting materials.

Energy Storage: Boron trioxide nanoparticles can be used in the development of advanced energy storage systems, including batteries and supercapacitors, to improve their performance and efficiency.

Refractory Materials: Boron trioxide nanoparticles can be added to refractory materials used in high-temperature applications, such as furnaces and kilns, to enhance their resistance to heat and chemical corrosion.