Preparation of Nanoleaf-like Single Crystals of Anatase-type TiO_2 by Exfoliation and Hydrothermal Reactions
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Nanoleaf-like single crystals of anatase were prepared by hydrothermal treatment of a layered titanate nanosheet colloidal solution at 135 °C. The single crystals have high crystallinity and prefer to expose (010) or (100) plane. The surface of the nanocrystals showed a high photocatalytic activity for degradation of Methylene Blue.
- Chemistry Letters
Chemistry Letters 35(11), 1226-1227, 2006-11-05
The Chemical Society of Japan