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Photocatalytically-active and photocontrollable coatings based on titania-loaded hybrid sol–gel films

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Abstract

The photocatalytically-active coatings were obtained by immobilizing titania nanoparticles into a sol–gel-derived SiOx:ZrOx matrix. The resultant hybrid films show high photocatalytic, photobiocide and excellent corrosion protection properties which exhibit no degradation during the course of long-term irradiation with UV light. The possibility of a UV-induced opening of titania-based polyelectrolyte containers embedded into SiOx:ZrOx film is also demonstrated that opens fresh opportunities in developing photocontrollable coatings capable to release encapsulated chemical agents under illumination.

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The article was received on 05 Dec 2008, accepted on 09 Mar 2009 and first published on 03 Apr 2009


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/B821827G
Citation: J. Mater. Chem., 2009,19, 4931-4937
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    Photocatalytically-active and photocontrollable coatings based on titania-loaded hybrid sol–gel films

    E. V. Skorb, D. G. Shchukin, H. Möhwald and D. V. Sviridov, J. Mater. Chem., 2009, 19, 4931
    DOI: 10.1039/B821827G

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