Sonochemical synthesis of titania whiskers and nanotubes

Yingchun Zhu, Hongliang Li, Yuri Koltypin, Yaron Rosenfeld Hacohen, Aharon Gedanken

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Abstract

A process has been developed for the formation of titania whiskers and nanotubes with the assistance of sonication; titanate whiskers are obtained as a slender sheet with a length of about 1 μm and a width of 60 nm; arrays of titania whiskers with a diameter of 5 nm are prepared from the titanate whiskers; titania nanotubes with a diameter of about 5 nm, and a length of 200-300 nm are also synthesized.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2616-2617
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Volume24
DOIs
StatePublished - 21 Dec 2001

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