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Nanoparticulate cerium dioxide and cerium dioxide–titanium dioxide composite thin films on glass by aerosol assisted chemical vapour deposition
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Uzma Qureshi، نويسنده , , Charles W. Dunnill، نويسنده , , Ivan P. Parkin، نويسنده ,
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روزنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 2009
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Two series of composite thin films were deposited on glass by aerosol assisted chemical vapour deposition (AACVD)—nanoparticulate cerium dioxide and nanoparticulate cerium dioxide embedded in a titanium dioxide matrix. The films were analysed by a range of techniques including UV–visible absorption spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy and energy dispersive analysis by X-rays. The AACVD prepared films showed the functional properties of photocatalysis and super-hydrophilicity. The CeO2 nanoparticle thin films displaying photocatalysis and photo-induced hydrophilicity almost comparable to that of anatase titania.
Keywords :
Cerium dioxide , Chemical vapour deposition , Photocatalyst , Hydrophilic
Journal title :
Applied Surface Science
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