Nanoparticulate cerium dioxide and cerium dioxide-titanium dioxide composite thin films on glass by aerosol assisted chemical vapour deposition.
APPL SURF SCI
852 - 856.
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. (C) 2009 Elsevier B. V. All rights reserved.
|Title:||Nanoparticulate cerium dioxide and cerium dioxide-titanium dioxide composite thin films on glass by aerosol assisted chemical vapour deposition|
|Keywords:||Cerium dioxide, Chemical vapour deposition, Photocatalyst, Hydrophilic, RUTHENIUM POLYPYRIDYL COMPLEX, METAL NANOPARTICLES, TIO2 FILMS, GOLD, PHOTOELECTROCHEMISTRY, PHOTOSENSITIZATION, IRRADIATION, ADSORPTION, DYNAMICS, SURFACE|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of BEAMS
UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences
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