Enhanced Photo catalytic properties of CuO nano sponge using Igepal CA 210 as surfactant

Authors(2) :-S. Muthurani, Dr. D. PremAnand

The copper oxide nano sponge like material was synthesized by simple solid state reaction method at low temperature using Igepal CA 210 as a surfactant. Three samples were synthesized by changing the concentration of the surfactant such that 0M, 0.05M, and 0.1M. Influence of Igepal on the structural, morphological and optical properties of CuO nanomaterial were analysed and reported. Sunlight driven photo catalytic properties of synthesized materials were analysed using Congo red as model dye. Degradation ability of the CuO nano materials synthesized with different ratio of surfactant was compared and discussed.

Authors and Affiliations

S. Muthurani

Dr. D. PremAnand

Copper oxide, Nanoparticles, Structural, Igepal, Photo catalysis, Kubelka-munk

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 6 | September-October 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-10-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 501-506
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET11736127
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

S. Muthurani, Dr. D. PremAnand, " Enhanced Photo catalytic properties of CuO nano sponge using Igepal CA 210 as surfactant, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp.501-506, September-October-2017.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET11736127

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