Biomimetic titanium dioxide film with structural color and extremely stable hydrophilicity

Gu, Zhong-Ze; Fujishima, Akira; Sato, Osamu
November 2004
Applied Physics Letters;11/22/2004, Vol. 85 Issue 21, p5067
Academic Journal
We biomimeticly fabricated titanium dioxide films with three-dimensionally ordered structure. These films exhibit structural color, photocatalysis, and photoinduced superhydrophilicity. In addition, this biomimetic approach solves the problem of the stability of the superhydrophilicity of titanium dioxide.


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