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Microwave-Assisted Rapid Facile Synthesis, Characterization, and Their Antibacterial Activity of PVP Capped Silver Nanospheres
Vijaya J.J,
Published in Informa UK Limited
Volume: 45
Issue: 10
Pages: 1533 - 1538
A simple one-step rapid green microwave irradiation method is described for the synthesis of silver nanospheres (Ag NS) using threonine as a reducing and polyvinyl-pyrrolidone as a capping agent. UV-Visible spectrum and photoluminescence spectrum confirmed the formation of Ag NS. High-resolution transmission electron microscopy and high-resolution scanning electron microscopy was used to find the morphology of the synthesized sample, which has sphere-like morphology. The elemental composition of the Ag NS was determined by energy dispersive X-ray analysis. Antibacterial experiments showed that the prepared Ag NS had better antibacterial activities than silver nitrate in the same concentration. © 2015 Taylor and Francis Group, LLC.
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JournalSynthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic, and Nano-Metal Chemistry
PublisherInforma UK Limited
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