Physical properties of TiO2 nanostructures grown by anodize and chemical vapor deposition methods

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Tehran, Iran


In this paper TiO2 Nanostructures with two different morphologies of naosheet and nanotube are synthesized using chemical vapor deposition and anodize methods. Physical properties of these structures such as morphological, structural and optical are studied using field emission scanning electron microscopy (FESEM), X-ray diffractometer (XRD) and Diffusive reflection spectroscopy (DRS). It is found that TiO2 structures with two different morphologies of nanosheets and nanotubes lead to different optical responses which makes TiO2 nanostructures promissing candidate for possible applications. Therefore, morphological control is obtained using optimum experimental conditions with two different methods, which leads to achieving TiO2 nanostructures with desired physical properties.


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