The high porosity and large surface area make STFs likely candidates for use in some chemical applications. Photocatalysis using STFs of TiO2, a highly studied photocatalytic material, has been investigated experimentally for both gaseous and liquid phase reactants (Weinberger and Garber 1995; Suzuki et al. 2001). In the liquid phase work, % is found to be the major factor influencing reaction rates, with the particular shape of the STF nanowire playing a very minor role. Another study investigated the enhancement of surface area in microchannels by coating them with both CTFs and chiral STFs (Harris et al. 2000).

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