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Aerogel nanoscale magnesium oxides as a destructive sorbent for toxic chemical agents


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An autoclave hypercritical drying procedure has been used to prepare precursors of MgO from Mg(OCH3)2. This material was prepared with a specific surface area of 1200 m2
1. The dehydrated materials consisted of much smaller crystallites than conventionally prepared MgO and were free of OCH3 groups. The precursors and samples of magnesium oxide were taken for experimental evaluation of their reactivity with mustard. The largest percentage of the conversion mustard into non-toxic products after the elapse of the reaction was 77%.










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  • Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, AS CR, 250 68, Řež, Czech Republic
  • Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, AS CR, 250 68, Řež, Czech Republic
  • Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, AS CR, 250 68, Řež, Czech Republic
  • Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, AS CR, 250 68, Řež, Czech Republic
  • Military Technical Institute of Protection Brno, Veslařská 230, 628 00, Brno, Czech Republic
  • Military Technical Institute of Protection Brno, Veslařská 230, 628 00, Brno, Czech Republic


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