TiO2 Photocatalysis

  • Anouar HajjajiEmail author
  • Mosbah Amlouk
  • Mounir Gaidi
  • Brahim Bessais
  • My Ali El Khakani
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)


This work is completed with a summary and a brief outlook for the further improvement of the photocatalytic performance when this chromium element is incorporated into TiO2 oxide growing on quartz and porous multicrystalline silicon substrates. These photosensitivity tests emerged as a new way to show the important role of the structural modification and microstructure of such Cr doped TiO2 sputtered thin films.


Cr-doped TiO2 Si-porous/Si and quartz substrates Urbach energy Photocatalysis Absorbance Amido Black Microstructure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anouar Hajjaji
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Mosbah Amlouk
    • 3
  • Mounir Gaidi
    • 4
  • Brahim Bessais
    • 2
  • My Ali El Khakani
    • 1
  1. 1.Énergie, Matériaux et TélécommunicationsInstitut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS)VarennesCanada
  2. 2.Laboratoire de PhotovoltaïqueCentre de Recherches et des Technologies de l’EnergieHammam-LifTunisia
  3. 3.Unité de Physique des Dispositifs à Semi-Conducteurs, Faculté des Sciences de TunisTunis El-Manar UniversityTunisTunisia
  4. 4.Department of Applied PhysicsUniversity of SharjahSharjahUAE

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