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Facile Route to Synthesize Organically Capped Size Controlled Silver Nanoparticles

Adekoya, J. A. and Dare, E.O and Ogunniran, K. O. and Siyanbola, T. O. and Akinsiku, A.A. and Ehi-Eromosele, C. O. and Ajanaku , C. O. and Anake, W. U. (2014) Facile Route to Synthesize Organically Capped Size Controlled Silver Nanoparticles. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 5 (3). pp. 1220-1225. ISSN 2229-5518

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Abstract

A versatile route to synthesize polymer based and polyol mediated silver nanoparticles with tunable morphological properties was evolved. Novel three dimensional (3D) quasi nanocubes, one dimensional (1D) nanorods and (2D) nanorods were produced by rapid solution phase transformation of silver sol with hot addition of absolute ethanol or toluene. The optical characterization showed existence of plasmon resonance band occurring in all cases. The electron micrographs revealed that the shape, size and size distribution of as prepared silver nanoparticles depended on the stabilizer or capping agent, mole ratio of metal ion sources, temperature and time of reaction.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: silver nanoparticles, polyol, capping agent, surface plasmon resonance, stabilizer
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Chemistry
Depositing User: Dr. C. O. Ehi-Eromosele
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2015 09:56
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2018 08:56
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/4790

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