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- Synthesis and characterization of TiO2-incorporated silica foams
- Wang, H. N.; Yuan, P.; Zhou, L.; Guo, Y. N.; Zou, J.; Yu, Aimin; Lu, G. Q.; Yu, C. Z.
- Titania-incorporated silica (TiO2-SiO2) porous materials have great applications in diverse areas. In this work, TiO2-SiO2 porous materials with tunable Si/Ti molar ratio (R) have been successfully prepared through a one-pot method under a near-neutral condition. With decreasing Si/Ti R, a phase transition from a macroporous foam-like structure to mesostructure is observed. The resultant TiO2-SiO2 porous materials possess large surface areas and high pore volumes. In addition, the titania species are homogenously dispersed in silica matrix when Si/Ti R a parts per thousand yen 10. Our contribution provides a convenient method to synthesize TiO2/SiO2 porous materials with very large pore size, high pore volume, and relatively high titania content well dispersed in the silica wall framework.
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- Journal article
- Journal of Materials Science: incorporating 'Mesostructured materials: design and opportunities', the proceedings of the 6th International Mesostructured Materials Symposium (IMMS 2008), Namur, Belgium, 08-11 September 2008 / Bao-Lian Su and Joel Patarin (eds.), Vol. 44, no. 24 (Dec 2009), pp. 6484-6489
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- FOR Code(s)
- 0910 Manufacturing Engineering; 0912 Materials Engineering; 0913 Mechanical Engineering
- Porous materials; Silica; Surface areas; Titania
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- Copyright © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2009.
- Peer reviewed