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|Title:||Flower-shaped anatase TiO2 mesostructures with excellent photocatalytic properties|
Sreekumaran Nair, A.
|Citation:||Arun, T.A., Chacko, D.K., Madhavan, A.A., Deepak, T.G., Anjusree, G.S., Sara, T., Ramakrishna, S., Nair, S.V., Sreekumaran Nair, A. (2014). Flower-shaped anatase TiO2 mesostructures with excellent photocatalytic properties. RSC Advances 4 (3) : 1421-1424. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1039/c3ra45021j|
|Abstract:||The present paper reports a simple route to fabricate high surface area anatase TiO2 mesoflowers from electrospun TiO2-SiO 2 composite nanostructures. Electrospun fiber- and rice-shaped TiO2-SiO2 composite nanostructures upon treatment with concentrated alkali (NaOH) under hydrothermal conditions (180°C) result in chemical transformation of the TiO2 and in situ etching of SiO 2 to give sodium titanates. The sodium titanate upon acidification followed by a low temperature sintering (180°C) results in 3D TiO 2 mesoflowers. The material is found to be superior to the commercial P-25 in photocatalysis. © 2014 The Royal Society of Chemistry.|
|Source Title:||RSC Advances|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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