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Preparation of ZrO2/nano-TiO2 composite powder by sol-gel method
Author(s): H. R. Baharvandi; E. Mohammadi; H. Abdizadeh; A. M. Hadian; N. Ehsani
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Paper Abstract

The effects of concentration of TTIP, amount of distilled water, and calcination temperature on morphology and particle size distribution of ZrO2/nano-TiO2 catalysts were investigated. Mixed ZrO2/nano-TiO2 powders were prepared by a modified sol-gel method by varying the mole fraction of TTIP from 0.002 to 0.01, H2O/TTIP fraction from 2 to 8, and various stirring time (2, 4, and 10 h). The prepared ZrO2/nano-TiO2 powders have been characterized by scanning electron microscopy (SEM), X-ray diffraction (XRD), and TG/DTA. Each oxide was calcined at the temperature between 110 and 1000°C. The results showed that the calcinations temperature has a pronounced effect on the phase formation and particle size of the calcined zirconium titanate (ZT) powders.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 November 2007
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 6423, International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering, 642354 (27 November 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.780328
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H. R. Baharvandi, Malek-Ashtar Univ. of Technology (Iran)
E. Mohammadi, Univ. of Tehran (Iran)
H. Abdizadeh, Univ. of Tehran (Iran)
A. M. Hadian, Univ. of Tehran (Iran)
N. Ehsani, Malek-Ashtar Univ. of Technology (Iran)


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International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering

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