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Title: Methods of making non-covalently bonded carbon-titania nanocomposite thin films and applications of the same

Abstract

In one aspect, a method of making non-covalently bonded carbon-titania nanocomposite thin films includes: forming a carbon-based ink; forming a titania (TiO.sub.2) solution; blade-coating a mechanical mixture of the carbon-based ink and the titania solution onto a substrate; and annealing the blade-coated substrate at a first temperature for a first period of time to obtain the carbon-based titania nanocomposite thin films. In certain embodiments, the carbon-based titania nanocomposite thin films may include solvent-exfoliated graphene titania (SEG-TiO.sub.2) nanocomposite thin films, or single walled carbon nanotube titania (SWCNT-TiO.sub.2) nanocomposite thin films.

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1264475
Patent Number(s):
9393550
Application Number:
13/745,092
Assignee:
Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C01 - INORGANIC CHEMISTRY C01G - COMPOUNDS CONTAINING METALS NOT COVERED BY SUBCLASSES C01D OR C01F
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B01 - PHYSICAL OR CHEMICAL PROCESSES OR APPARATUS IN GENERAL B01J - CHEMICAL OR PHYSICAL PROCESSES, e.g. CATALYSIS OR COLLOID CHEMISTRY
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-03ER15457
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Jan 18
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Liang, Yu Teng, Vijayan, Baiju K., Gray, Kimberly A., and Hersam, Mark C. Methods of making non-covalently bonded carbon-titania nanocomposite thin films and applications of the same. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Liang, Yu Teng, Vijayan, Baiju K., Gray, Kimberly A., & Hersam, Mark C. Methods of making non-covalently bonded carbon-titania nanocomposite thin films and applications of the same. United States.
Liang, Yu Teng, Vijayan, Baiju K., Gray, Kimberly A., and Hersam, Mark C. Tue . "Methods of making non-covalently bonded carbon-titania nanocomposite thin films and applications of the same". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1264475.
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title = {Methods of making non-covalently bonded carbon-titania nanocomposite thin films and applications of the same},
author = {Liang, Yu Teng and Vijayan, Baiju K. and Gray, Kimberly A. and Hersam, Mark C.},
abstractNote = {In one aspect, a method of making non-covalently bonded carbon-titania nanocomposite thin films includes: forming a carbon-based ink; forming a titania (TiO.sub.2) solution; blade-coating a mechanical mixture of the carbon-based ink and the titania solution onto a substrate; and annealing the blade-coated substrate at a first temperature for a first period of time to obtain the carbon-based titania nanocomposite thin films. In certain embodiments, the carbon-based titania nanocomposite thin films may include solvent-exfoliated graphene titania (SEG-TiO.sub.2) nanocomposite thin films, or single walled carbon nanotube titania (SWCNT-TiO.sub.2) nanocomposite thin films.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {7}
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