Synthesis and Characterization of Onion Mediated Silver Doped Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles

Authors(3) :-N. Tensingh Baliah, P. Muthulakshmi, S. Lega Priyatharsini

Green synthesis of nanoparticles has attracted considerable attention in recent years. In this regard, plants extracts and natural resources such as microorganisms and enzymes have been found to be good alternative reagents in nanoparticles synthesis. Utilizing green substances has several advantages including low energy consumption and moderate operation conditions without using any toxic chemicals. An attempt was made to synthesis and characterizes the silver doped zinc oxide nanoparticles (Ag doped ZnO NPs) by using onion extract. The synthesized Ag doped ZnO NPs were characterized by Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy Analysis (EDAX), Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR), X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) and Zeta potential analyses. These characterizations revealed that doped nanoparticles are differed in their structural properties. The onion extract was used as reducing agent as well as stabilizer. The phytochemicals found in the onion extract were responsible for the formation of Ag doped ZnO NPs.

Authors and Affiliations

N. Tensingh Baliah
Center for Research And Post Graduate Studies In Botany, Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College, Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India
P. Muthulakshmi
Center for Research And Post Graduate Studies In Botany, Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College, Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India
S. Lega Priyatharsini
Center for Research And Post Graduate Studies In Botany, Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College, Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India

Nanoparticles, Onion, Silver Nitrate, Zinc Oxide, Doped

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Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 11 | November-December 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-11-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 111-120
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Publisher : Technoscience Academy

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

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N. Tensingh Baliah, P. Muthulakshmi, S. Lega Priyatharsini, " Synthesis and Characterization of Onion Mediated Silver Doped Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 11, pp.111-120, November-December-2018. Available at doi : https://doi.org/10.32628/IJSRSET11841129
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