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Electrical Conductivity Characteristic of TiO2 Nanowires from Hydrothermal Method

Rajan, Jose and Mohd Azlishah, Othman and Noor Faridah, Amat and Badrul Hisham, Ahmad (2014) Electrical Conductivity Characteristic of TiO2 Nanowires from Hydrothermal Method. Journal of Physics: Conference series, 495. pp. 1-7. ISSN 1742-6588 (print); 1742-6596 (online)

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Abstract

One dimensional nanostructures of titanium dioxide (TiO2) were synthesized via hydrothermal method by mixing TiO2 as precursor in aqueous solution of NaOH as solvent. Then, heat and washing treatment was applied. Thus obtained wires had diameter ~15nm. TiO2 nanowires will be used as a network in solar cell such dye-sensitized solar cell in order to improve the performance of electron movement in the device. To improve the performance of electron movement, the characteristics of TiO2 nanowires have been analyses using field emission scanning electron microscopy (FESEM) analysis, x-ray diffractometer (XRD)analysis and brunauer emmett teller (BET) analysis. Finally, electrical conductivity of TiO2 nanowires was determined by measuring the resistance of the TiO2 nanowires paste on microscope glass.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Industrial Sciences And Technology
Depositing User: Mrs. Neng Sury Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2014 03:31
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2018 07:36
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/7528
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