The application of microwave irradiation technology on the preparation of V2O5 from ammonium polyvanadate (APV)

Jing Pu, Lei Gao, Zhi Yang, Juanxue Kang, Mingyuan Zhang, Rongsheng Ruan, Jinhui Peng, Guo Chen

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The present work proposed a novel method for preparing vanadium pentoxide (V2O5) by microwave drying followed by microwave calcination. The thermal degradation in the whole process was studied by using thermal analysis TG/DSC. The calcined products were characterized by X-ray diffraction, IR spectrum, Raman spectroscopy, X-ray fluorescence and scanning electron microscopy, respectively. The results indicated that more than 98% of V2O5 was formed in the products, and a lamellar structure was the characteristic crystal structure of the synthetic products. At a calcination temperature of 360 °C, a most optimized crystallinity of the products appeared. The application of microwave irradiation technology has a great potential for the practical preparation of V2O5.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-7
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers
StatePublished - Apr 2020


  • Ammonium polyvanadate
  • Calcination
  • Microwave irradiation technology
  • Vanadium pentoxide

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