Highly polarized anatase TiO2 nanoparticles by poly(ethylene phthalate)

Il Seok Chae, Jinkee Hong, Sang Wook Kang

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Abstract

Highly positively polarized anatase TiO2 nanoparticles were prepared through the strong interactions between a TiO2 surface and the phthalate oxygens of poly(ethylene phthalate) (PEP) without stabilizers or surfactants. The prepared anatase TiO2 nanoparticles were monodisperse with a mean diameter of 55 nm, as confirmed by transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and X-ray diffraction (XRD). Surprisingly, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) showed that the prepared anatase TiO 2 nanoparticles stabilized by PEP were more positively polarized than other nanoparticles that had been reported previously.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)948-950
Number of pages3
JournalMacromolecular Research
Volume19
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Sep 1

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Materials Chemistry

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