Synthesis of TiO2 nanoparticles from sprayed droplets of titanium tetrachloride by the gas-phase detonation method

  • Xin Ouyang
  • Xiaojie Li
  • Honghao Yan
  • Yandong Qu
  • Fei Mo


Nanostructured polycrystalline titanium dioxides are produced by gas-phase detonation and pyrohydrolysis. Titanium tetrachloride (TiCl4) is used as a precursor in the gas phase, and a premixed gas (O2 and H2) is used as a source of energy. The product is a mixture of TiO2 crystals in the rutile phase (80%) and anatase phase (20%).

Key words

nanometer materials titanium dioxide gas-phase detonation detonation synthesis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xin Ouyang
    • 1
  • Xiaojie Li
    • 1
  • Honghao Yan
    • 1
  • Yandong Qu
    • 1
  • Fei Mo
    • 1
  1. 1.Dalian University of TechnologyDalianChina

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