Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||The nanocrystallinity enhancement of sol-gel derived TiO 2 nanoparticles by pre-hydrothermal treatment||Authors:||Yuwono, A.H.
|Issue Date:||2012||Citation:||Yuwono, A.H., Zhang, Y., Wang, J. (2012). The nanocrystallinity enhancement of sol-gel derived TiO 2 nanoparticles by pre-hydrothermal treatment. Advanced Materials Research 415-417 : 715-719. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.415-417.715||Abstract:||Nanocomposite thin film containing TiO 2 nanoparticles in polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) is a new class of potential materials for optoelectronic applications. Among the various processing techniques for these nanocomposites, in situ sol-gel process is well known to be versatile as it enables control of the inorganic-organic interaction at various molecular, nanometer and micrometer scales. However, the resulting TiO 2 phase is largely amorphous, as a consequence of the relatively low processing temperatures. Therefore, the current research is aimed at enhancing the nanocrystallinity of TiO 2 nanoparticles in nanocomposites. For this purpose, pre-hydrothermal treatment was carried on the inorganic sols. The nanocrystallinity degree of the resulting TiO 2 nanoparticles was studied by XRD and FTIR. The studies showed that the nanocrystallinity of TiO 2 nanoparticles synthesized from the inorganic sol can be enhanced significantly by the pre-hydrothermal treatment, as a result of the completion of hydrolysis stage during sol-gel process.||Source Title:||Advanced Materials Research||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/86967||ISBN:||9783037853252||ISSN:||10226680||DOI:||10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.415-417.715|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
checked on Apr 18, 2019
checked on Apr 21, 2019
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.