Micro Strain and Morphological Studies of Anatase and Rutile Phase TiO2 Nanocrystals Prepared via Sol-Gel and Solvothermal Method - A Comparative Study

Authors(2) :-K. Monikanda Prabu, S. Perumal

Nanocrystals of Titanium dioxide were prepared via sol-gel and solvothermal method. They were characterized by X-ray diffraction and Scanning Electron Microscopy studies. The anatase and rutile phase reflections of the Titanium dioxide nanocrystals were identified by X-ray diffraction data. The micro strain value of the nanocrystals were analysed by W-H plot method. Very small value of micro strain was observed in all the samples. The sample ST-600 shows zero micro strain. The morphology shows increase of size due to agglomeration at higher calcination temperatures. Key Words: Titanium dioxide, Anatase, Rutile, W-H plot, Micro strain

Authors and Affiliations

K. Monikanda Prabu
Physics Research Centre, South Travancore Hindu College, Nagercoil, Tamilnadu, India
S. Perumal
Department of Physics, South Travancore Hindu College, Nagercoil, Tamilnadu, India

Titanium Dioxide, Anatase, Rutile, W-H Plot, Micro Strain

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 4 | July-August 2015
Date of Publication : 2015-08-25
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 299-304
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET151451
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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K. Monikanda Prabu, S. Perumal, " Micro Strain and Morphological Studies of Anatase and Rutile Phase TiO2 Nanocrystals Prepared via Sol-Gel and Solvothermal Method - A Comparative Study, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp.299-304, July-August-2015.
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