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Element 1: Titanium
Structure: Nano Tubes
Origin: Chemical Synthesis
PPMD: 200  nm
Added to NIL: 8/17/2005 10:45:00 AM
Contributor: Craig   A   Grimes  ,   Penn State University 

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Research Abstract:
Titania nanotubes are 1500 times better than the next best material for sensing hydrogen and may be one of the first examples of materials properties changing dramatically when crossing the border between real world sizes and nanoscopic dimensions, according to a Penn State materials scientist 

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2004 Gopal K. Mor, Maria A. Carvalho, Oomman K. Varghese, Michael V. Pishko and Craig A. Grimes, "A room-temperature TiO2-nanotube hydrogen sensor able to self-clean photoactively from environmental contamination", Journal of Materials Research, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 628-634. 2004 Wenzhong Wang, Oomman K. Varghese, Maggie Paulose and Craig A. Grimes, "A study on the growth and structure of titania nanotubes", Journal of Materials Research, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 417-422. 2003 Wenzhong Wang, Oomman more info
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