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Preparation and Uniformity Analysis of Sol–Gel TiO2 Thin Films

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

Abstract

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.

Keywords

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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