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Atmospheric deposition of TiO2 films on glass substrates for antibacterial activity
Author(s): Zulfiqur Ali; Ross Gimblett; David Lax; David Meakins
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Paper Abstract

A process based on a simulation of an industrial float line has been used for deposition of TiO2 on glass slides. The process is operated at atmospheric pressure rather than under vacuum condition. A variety of organic pre-cursors can be used for TiO2 formation and films of varying thickness can be produced. Illumination of the TiO2 coated slides with UVc light had significant anti-microbial effects on Ps.aeruginosa cells in suspension.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 December 1999
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3853, Environmental Monitoring and Remediation Technologies II, (21 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.372883
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Zulfiqur Ali, Univ. of Teesside (United Kingdom)
Ross Gimblett, Univ. of Teesside (United Kingdom)
David Lax, Univ. of Teesside (United Kingdom)
David Meakins, Univ. of Teesside (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3853:
Environmental Monitoring and Remediation Technologies II
Tuan Vo-Dinh; Robert L. Spellicy, Editor(s)

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