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Catalysis Letters

, Volume 102, Issue 3–4, pp 247–250 | Cite as

A novel deposition precipitation method for preparation of Ag-loaded titanium dioxide

  • Xianfeng You
  • Feng Chen
  • Jinlong Zhang
  • Masakazu Anpo
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Abstract

Ag/TiO2 photocatalysts were prepared by a novel deposition precipitation method. Formation of Ag nanoparticles on the surface of TiO2 was confirmed by XRD, HRTEM and XPS. The photocatalytic activity of Ag/TiO2 was tested with the photocatalytic degradation of methyl orange and found effectively enhanced. The optimum content of Ag for photocatalytic activity is about 2.0 wt%.

Key words:

Ag TiO2 photocatalytic degradation methyl orange 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xianfeng You
    • 1
  • Feng Chen
    • 1
  • Jinlong Zhang
    • 1
  • Masakazu Anpo
    • 2
  1. 1.Lab for Advanced Materials and Institute of Fine ChemicalsEast China University of Science and TechnologyShanghaiP.R. China
  2. 2.Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of EngineeringOsaka Prefecture UniversityOsakaJapan

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