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      Nanostructured TiO2 film; photocatalytic degradation; SiC film; carbon nano-tube structures; ZnO structures

    • Abstract


      TiO2 nanostructured films have been synthesized by the hydrolysis of Ti[OCH(CH3)2]4 as the precursor. These films have been utilized for the dissociation of phenol contaminant in water. Free-standing nanostructured film of silicon carbide (SiC) has been synthesized, employing a simple and new route of spray pyrolysis technique utilizing a slurry of Si in hexane. Another study is done on organized carbon nanotube (CNT) structures. These are made in the form of hollow cylinders (50 mm length, 4 mm diameter and 1.5 mm wall thickness). These CNT-based cylinders are made of conventional CNT and bamboo-shaped CNT. The filtrations of heavy hydrocarbons andE. coli bacteria from water have been carried out. In addition to this, ZnO nanostructures have also been studied. Another study concerns CNT-blood platelet clusters.

    • Author Affiliations


      O N Srivastava1 A Srivastava1 D Dash2 D P Singh1 R M Yadav1 P R Mishra1 J Singh1

      1. Department of Physics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221 005, India
      2. Department of Biochemistry, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221 005, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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