Paper Title:
Improved Photoelectrochemical Properties of Cu-Loaded TiO2 Nanotubes
  Abstract

Cu-loaded TiO2 nanotube arrays were fabricated by immersing the anodized nanotube arrays in Cu(NO3)2 solution and then post-annealed. Copper oxide with diameter about 20 nm was loaded on the nanotube arrays with tube diameter about 140 nm, the wall thickness about 40 nm and the length about 4 µm. Cu-loaded TiO2 nanotube arrays showed remarkable improvement of photochemical activity. The photocurrent of Cu-loaded sample soaked in 0.02 M Cu(NO3)2 solution was about 2.5 times higher than that of unloaded sample.

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Periodical
Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 148-149)
Edited by
Xianghua Liu, Zhengyi Jiang and Jingtao Han
Pages
1083-1086
DOI
10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.148-149.1083
Citation
X. S. Yang, H. Kim, "Improved Photoelectrochemical Properties of Cu-Loaded TiO2 Nanotubes", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 148-149, pp. 1083-1086, 2011
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October 2010
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