Synthesis of titania-doped mesoporous silica and its gas adsorbability

X. Li, M. Uehara, N. Enomoto, J. Hojo

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    Sol-gel synthesis, characterization and a possible explanation for the formation of TiO2-modified SiO2 mesoporous materials are described. The effects of TEOS-aging time and Ti-quantity have been investigated systematically. Surface area above 1000 m2/g was obtained with low quantity of Ti-loading when SiO2 gelation was only half completed. The higher sorption capacity for water was interrelated to higher acidity. Phase separation may occur in the Ti-rich region.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)818-822
    Number of pages5
    JournalJournal of the Ceramic Society of Japan
    Issue number1274
    Publication statusPublished - Oct 2001

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Ceramics and Composites
    • General Chemistry
    • Condensed Matter Physics
    • Materials Chemistry


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