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Biosynthesis and characterization of CuO nanoparticles from plant of Adenathera pavonina linn bark and leaves.

Owoeye, Taiwo Felicia and Akinlabu, Deborah Kehinde and Emetere, Moses and ADEBOYE, Yinka John (2022) Biosynthesis and characterization of CuO nanoparticles from plant of Adenathera pavonina linn bark and leaves. Research Square.

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Copper, a naturally occurring element, has medicinal potential and has recently gained in the textile industry. This paper seeks to chart the way forward on the commercial production of copper nanoparticles (Cu-NPs) for textile industry. The leaves and bark of Adenathera pavonina linn were used to synthesize copper nanoparticles (Cu-NPs) which are utilized in a range of applications as heterogeneous catalysts in textile industry. Copper nanoparticles were created using a chemical and natural method (Leaf extraction). In the absence of any reducing or stabilizing agents, the assynthesized samples were submitted to a range of analytical techniques in order to learn more about the physical properties of the materials. The radius of the Cu-NP from leave extract ranged from 56 nm – 89 µm with copper, carbon, and oxygen having a composition of 73.31%, 6.40% and 20.29% respectively. Likewise, the radius of CuNP from bark extract ranged from 56 nm – 293 µm with copper, oxygen, carbon, silicon, manganese, and aluminum having a composition of 65%, 24%, 1.22%, 4.20%, 3.10%, and 2.12% respectively. The impurities are largely from soil which the plant takes its nutrient. Carbon was found in both extract as it is expected in organic compounds in plants. The crystalline characterization shows that their exist a significant composition of Cu (I) species in both Cu-NP from the extracts that makes it highly relevant to the catalytic procedure in the textile industries. Each feature of the planes shows the copper atom represented as Cu-1 and Cu-2. Since Adenathera pavonina linn is in abundant in the tropics, its sustainability and low-cost production and processing are highly desired for textile industries.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adenathera pavonina linn, plant extract, copper nanoparticles, biosynthesis, characterization
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Physics
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2022 15:23
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2022 15:23

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