Light-driven high-temperature continuous-flow synthesis of TiO2 nano-anatase

Benjamin C.Y. Chan, Xiaolin Wang, Lionel K.W. Lam, Jeffrey M. Gordon, Daniel Feuermann, Colin L. Raston, Hui Tong Chua

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Abstract

Developing continuous-flow high-temperature fabrication strategies constitutes a pivotal challenge in the realization and scale-up of some functional nanomaterials. We have developed a light-driven large-area spinning-disk processor for this purpose, and establish its continuous-flow capability in preparing TiO2 anatase-phase nanoparticles with reaction temperatures up to 550°C. This reactor strategy markedly reduces reaction time - primarily by eliminating the need for product calcination - while maintaining high conversion efficiency.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)195-199
Number of pages5
JournalChemical Engineering Journal
Volume211-212
DOIs
StatePublished - 15 Nov 2012

Keywords

  • Anatase
  • Continuous-flow
  • Light-driven
  • Nanostructure
  • Spinning-disk processor

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