CaAl2O4:Eu2+, Nd3+@TiO2 composite powders were synthesized by a sol–gel method under mild conditions (i.e. low temperature and ambient pressure). The as-prepared powders were characterized by transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and analyzed by X-ray diffraction (XRD). The photocatalytic behavior of the TiO2-base surfaces was evaluated by the degradation of nitrogen monoxide gas. It suggested that CaAl2O4:Eu2+, Nd3+@TiO2 composite powders were composed of anatase titania and that CaAl2O4:Eu2+, Nd3+. TiO2 particles were deposited on the surface of CaAl2O4:Eu2+, Nd3+ to form uniform film. CaAl2O4:Eu2+, Nd3+@TiO2 composite powders exhibited higher photocatalytic activity compared with pure TiO2 under visible light. And the result also clearly indicated that the long afterglow phosphor absorbed and stored lights for the TiO2 to remain photocatalytic activity in the dark.
Research on Chemical Intermediates – Springer Journals
Published: Feb 17, 2010
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera