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


K. Monikanda Prabu, S. Perumal
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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

K. Monikanda Prabu, S. Perumal

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 Print ISSN Online ISSN
2015-08-25 2395-1990 2394-4099
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299-304 IJSRSET151451   Technoscience Academy

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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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