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Synthesis of mesoporous materials based on titanium(IV)oxide and titanium nitride

Anuradha, TV and Ranganathan, S (1999) Synthesis of mesoporous materials based on titanium(IV)oxide and titanium nitride. In: Nanostructured Materials, 12 (5-8). pp. 1063-1069.

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Nanoparticles of titania were obtained by the controlled hydrolysis of Ti(i-OC3H7)(4) in the reverse micelles of dodecylamine derived from dodecylamine-isopropanol-water solution (water/oil microemulsion). The mesolamellar phase based on titanium nitride (TiN) was obtained by first decomposing TiN atleast partially using the 1:1 solution of acid mixture (HF and HNO3 in the ratio of 9:1) in water and then templating onto the cationic surfactant namely, cetyltrimethylammaniumbromide (abbreviated as CTAB) at 80 degrees C. The synthesis of mesolamellar phase based on TiN involves the charge matched templating approach following the counter-ion mediated pathway. The samples thus obtained were characterized by small angle x-ray diffraction using Cuk(a) radiation, scanning electron microscopy and transmission electron microscopy, which indicated some satisfactory results. (C) 1999 Acta Metallurgica Inc.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Nanostructured Materials
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Materials Engineering (formerly Metallurgy)
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2011 05:24
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2011 05:24
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/38830

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