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Colloids Seeded Deposition:  Growth of Titania Nanotubes in Solution

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posted on 30.08.2006, 00:00 by Lin Yue, Wei Gao, Danyu Zhang, Xuefeng Guo, Weiping Ding, Yi Chen
The formation of titania nanotubes through CeO2 colloids seeded deposition process in solution has been demonstrated. The interactions among colloidal particles play important roles for the solution “VLS”-type growth of nanotubes. The observation has significance for understanding solution nucleation and for developing new methods for nanomaterials preparation via the disclosed colloids seeded deposition (CSD) mechanism.