Fabrication and Characterization of Titanium Based Nanotubes
Titanium based nanotubes (8-12nm outer diameter and 4-6nm inner diameter) were successfully fabricated by a simple and cost-effective hydrothermal method. The nanotube-like amorphous phases TNT(Na) and TNT(H) were obtained with different post treatment. The samples were characterized by means of high resolution transmission electron microscopy (HRTEM), X-ray diffraction (XRD), selected area electron diffraction (SAED), energy dispersive X-ray spectrum (EDS) and UV-Vis diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (DRS). The photocatalytic activities of the nanotubes were evaluated using photo-oxidation of methyl orange.
Yansheng Yin and Xin Wang
L. A. Song et al., "Fabrication and Characterization of Titanium Based Nanotubes", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 79-82, pp. 581-584, 2009