Superhydrophilicity of rutile TiO 2 prepared by anodic oxidation in high concentration sulfuric acid electrolyte

Naoya Masahashi, Yoshiteru Mizukoshi, Satoshi Semboshi, Naofumi Ohtsu

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Abstract

The contact angles of rutile TiO 2 prepared by anodic oxidation in an electrolyte with a high concentration of sulfuric acid is almost zero without UV illumination. The water droplet spread across the surface within 1 ms because of the strong interaction with the hydroxy groups.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1126-1127
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Volume37
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Dec 1

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