Hydrothermal Synthesis of TiO2 Nanotubes: Microwave Heating Versus Conventional Heating

  1. Sanjay Mathur,
  2. Suprakas Sinha Ray and
  3. Tatsuki Ohji
  1. Lucky M. Sikhwivhilu1,
  2. Siyasanga Mpelane1,
  3. Nosipho Moloto1,2 and
  4. Suprakas Sinha Ray1

Published Online: 22 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470944042.ch6

Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 31

Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 31

How to Cite

Sikhwivhilu, L. M., Mpelane, S., Moloto, N. and Ray, S. S. (2010) Hydrothermal Synthesis of TiO2 Nanotubes: Microwave Heating Versus Conventional Heating, in Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 31 (eds S. Mathur, S. S. Ray and T. Ohji), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470944042.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    DST/CSIR Nanotechnology Innovation Centre, National Centre for Nano-Structured Materials, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, P. O. Box 395, Pretoria, 0001, Republic of South Africa.

  2. 2

    Molecular Sciences Institute, School of Chemistry, University of the Witwatersrand, Private Bag 3, Wits, 2050, Republic of South Africa.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470594728

Online ISBN: 9780470944042

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Keywords:

  • hydrothermal synthesis;
  • nanotubes;
  • microwave heating;
  • tubular structures;
  • microwave irradiation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experimental

  • Results and Discussion

  • Conclusion