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World Journal of Chemical Education. 2017, 5(3), 107-111
DOI: 10.12691/wjce-5-3-5
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Synthesis of CuII-Nanocrystal Coordination Polymer by Microemulsion Method. Straightforward Experiment of Nanomaterial Synthesis for Science High School Students

Kiattipoom Rodpun1,

1Department of Chemistry, Mahidol Wittayanusorn School (MWITS), Salaya, Nakorn Pathom, 73170, Thailand

Pub. Date: May 16, 2017

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Kiattipoom Rodpun. Synthesis of CuII-Nanocrystal Coordination Polymer by Microemulsion Method. Straightforward Experiment of Nanomaterial Synthesis for Science High School Students. World Journal of Chemical Education. 2017; 5(3):107-111. doi: 10.12691/wjce-5-3-5


This work aims to demonstrate the experiment which was applied in the academic recreation club at science high school for learning about coordination chemistry and nanomaterial synthesis. Accordingly, the synthesis of the nanocrystal coordination polymer (NCP) by microemulsion method was employed as an example for this purpose. In this work, the general microemulsion (µEm) method was modified in order to provide the straightforward procedure for the synthesis of CuII-NCP for high school students. The results from transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and infrared spectroscopy (IR) were also discussed with the students.

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