Preparation and Uniformity Analysis of Sol–Gel TiO2 Thin Films

  • Ji Hui LuoEmail author
  • Li Juan Xiang
  • Ru Yi Yang
  • Yang Li
Conference paper
Part of the The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series book series (MMMS)


TiO2 film is widely used in photocatalysis technology and has important application value in treating sewage, purifying air, utilizing solar energy, and self-cleaning. In this paper, the TiO2 film was prepared by sol–gel method using butyl silicate, anhydrous ethanol, and acetyl acetone. Sintering temperature is 380 and 530 °C. Microstructures are characterized by XRD and optical microscopy. The results show that the film sintered at 530 °C is a brookite, and the film sintered at 380 °C is anatase. The diffraction intensity increases as the number of layers increases. The surface of the TiO2 film prepared by the surface cover slide is flat and uniform.


TiO2 film Sol–gel XRD 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ji Hui Luo
    • 1
    Email author
  • Li Juan Xiang
    • 1
  • Ru Yi Yang
    • 1
  • Yang Li
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Materials Science and EngineeringYangtze Normal UniversityChongqingPeople’s Republic of China

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