alexa Titania Nanotubes For Energy Applications
ISSN: 2157-7439

Journal of Nanomedicine & Nanotechnology
Open Access

Like us on:
OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading
Loading Please wait..
 

4th International Conference on Nanotek & Expo
December 01-03, 2014 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Francisco Airport, USA

Latika Menon
ScientificTracks Abstracts: J Nanomed Nanotechnol
DOI: 10.4172/2157-7439.S1.017
Abstract
Titania (or titanium dioxide) nanotubes are advanced materials with diverse functionalities. They can be synthesized using inexpensive and abundantly available starting material, namely titanium, Ti. A low-cost electrochemical process, utilizing easily available acids and fluoride/chloride-based compounds are used to synthesize the nanotubes. The process is scalable for large-area and large-volume manufacture. The nanotubes may be produced in the form of arrays (either free-standing or attached to Ti) or bundles or even single nanotubes. The tubes maybe prepared with one side closed and the other side open or both sides open (through-hole tubes). The nanotubes have numerous applications in energy. The nanotube array + Ti structure can have direct applications as photoanodes for cost-effective, third generation photovoltaic systems such as sensitized solar cells. Free-standing arrays can be integrated with other flexible substrates for portable photovoltaic device applications (such as in laptops, cellphones, etc.,) and may also be integrated with glass, steel and other materials for automobile/building integrated photovoltaics. Titania is especially attractive for AIPV/BIPV applications because it works well under low light and diffuse light conditions unlike the Si-based solar systems. Upon integration with conducting hole-regenerator polymer materials, the structures will serve as integrated anode+electrolyte systems for fully solid-state solar cells. Nanotube arrays will also find applications as photoanodes for photocatalytic applications such as in the production of hydrogen. Au-nanoparticle attached nanotubes will find applications in catalytic conversion for example conversion of CO to CO2 that may be used as highly efficient room temperature automobile catalysts. Extensive research has been carried out in the lab to indicate the promise of titania nanotubes for the applications mentioned above. Further research is ongoing to provide stable and highly reliable solidstate solar cells by integrating the nanotube array with polymer/solid electrolyte without loss in overall efficiency; cost-effective solutions to producing titania nanotube-based catalyst/photocatalysts for hydrogen generation and energy conversion.
image PDF   |   image HTML
 
Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords