Photo-induced self-cleaning and biocidal behaviour of titania and copper oxide multilayers
Yates, HM, Brook, LA, Ditta, IB, Evans, P, Foster, HA, Sheel, DW and Steele, A 2008, 'Photo-induced self-cleaning and biocidal behaviour of titania and copper oxide multilayers' , Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A Chemistry, 197 , p. 197.
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This paper describes the deposition of films of titania and copper oxide by atmospheric pressure chemical vapour deposition (CVD). The films were investigated as part of multilayer systems to assess their potential to offer the dual functionality of self-cleaning and biocidal films. The multilayer systems were achieved by deposition of copper oxide with subsequent titanium dioxide deposition and vice versa. Two different CVD approaches were employed in combination, thermal CVD and flame-assisted CVD. It is shown that by careful choice of the experimental growth conditions, multilayers can be formed with both biocidal and ‘self-clean’ functionality under UV photo-induced conditions.
|Themes:||Built and Human Environment|
|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Materials & Physics Research Centre|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A Chemistry|
|Depositing User:||HM Yates|
|Date Deposited:||21 Oct 2011 10:37|
|Last Modified:||21 Oct 2011 14:09|
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