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Posted: 02 January 2008 at 3:33pm
Why do you want to dissolve titania?
The literature suggests mineral acids, such as nitric or acetic acid to promote the reformation of rutile from anatase. I've tried this and an opaque suspension results, ie, the bulk of the material was not dissolved.
Use of lye (sodium hydroxide) has been reported to dissolve titania to reform the material as hydrogen titanate nanosheets, nanotubules, etc...
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