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      Silver nanoparticles; microwave; optical absorption

    • Abstract


      Silver nanosized crystallites have been synthesized in aqueous and polyols viz., ethylene glycol and glycerol, using a microwave technique. Dispersions of colloidal silver have been prepared by the reduction of silver nitrate both in the presence and absence of stabilizer poly(vinylpyrolidone) (PVP). It was observed that PVP is capable of complexing and stabilizing Ag nanoparticles formed through the reduction of Ag+ ions in water and ethylene glycol. In the case of ethylene glycol, it has been shown that the use of PVP leads to particles with a high degree of stability. The colloids are stable in glycerol for months even in the absence of stabilizer.

    • Author Affiliations


      Kirti Patel1 2 Sudhir Kapoor2 D P Dave1 2 Tulsi Mukherjee2

      1. Department of Chemistry, The Institute of Science, Mumbai - 400 032, India
      2. Radiation Chemistry and Chemical Dynamics Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai - 400 085, India
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