Preparation, Characterization and Photocatalytic Application of Sol-Gel Synthesis of Co Doped TiO2
American Journal of Nanosciences
Volume 4, Issue 4, December 2018, Pages: 40-45
Received: Dec. 31, 2018; Accepted: Jan. 14, 2019; Published: Feb. 26, 2019
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Nadarajan Suresh Babu, Department of Chemistry, Government College of Engineering, Thanjavur, India
Arumugam Vijayabalan, Department of Chemistry, St. Joseph’s College of Arts and Science (Autonomous), Cuddalore, India
Ramasamy Shankar, Department of Chemistry, St. Joseph’s College of Arts and Science (Autonomous), Cuddalore, India
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Abstract
Nano Co doped TiO2 prepared by simple impregnation method and characterized by powder XRD, high resolution scanning electron micrograph, diffuse reflectance spectroscopy, photoluminescence spectroscopy and infra-red spectroscopy. DRS reveal that the absorption of TiO2 wavelength is shifted to visible region when Co2+ ion doped. PL spectra show that the emission of light is higher and the liberation of iodine is more for Co doped TiO2 than TiO2. Application of this catalyst is degradation of MB dye under visible light.
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Impregnation Method, Co Doped TiO2, Visible Light, MB Dyes
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Nadarajan Suresh Babu, Arumugam Vijayabalan, Ramasamy Shankar, Preparation, Characterization and Photocatalytic Application of Sol-Gel Synthesis of Co Doped TiO2, American Journal of Nanosciences. Vol. 4, No. 4, 2018, pp. 40-45. doi: 10.11648/j.ajn.20180404.11
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