Low-Cost Synthesis and Characterization of Silver Nanoparticles for Diverse Sensing Application

S. Akhtar, Z. Farid, H. Ahmed, S. A. Khan, Z. N. Khan


Silver (Ag) nanoparticles (NPs) are synthesized and characterized by a low-cost chemical reduction method. Silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) have pre-occupied the consideration of the scientific community due to their wide range of functions, utility and industrial applications, particularly in the fields of sensing technologies and medicine (particularly their efficiency against microbes, the ability of healing the wound and anti-inflammatory properties). Ag NPs are synthesized by a low-cost fabrication method. X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), energy dispersive X-ray diffraction (EDX) and photometry techniques are used in this work to identify their nature and potentiality for diverse applications in sensing technologies.


scanning electron microscopy (SEM); energy dispersive X-ray diffraction (EDX); sodium dodecyl sulphate (SDS)

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