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American Journal of Nanomaterials. 2020, 8(1), 10-17
DOI: 10.12691/ajn-8-1-2
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Influence of Adansonia Digitata Leaves Dye Extraction Solvent Nature on the Structural and Physical Properties of Biosynthesized ZnO Nanoparticles

A. O. Kane1, S. Thior1, NM Ndiaye1, B.D. Ngom1, 2, and O. Sakho1

1Laboratoire de Photonique Quantique, Énergieet NanoFabrication, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques, Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar (UCAD) B.P. 5005 Dakar-Fann Dakar, Sénégal

2UNESCO-UNISA Africa Chair in Nanosciences-Nanotechnology, College of Graduate Studies, University of South Africa, Muckleneuk ridge, PO Box 392, Pretoria-South Africa

Pub. Date: January 19, 2020

Cite this paper:
A. O. Kane, S. Thior, NM Ndiaye, B.D. Ngom and O. Sakho. Influence of Adansonia Digitata Leaves Dye Extraction Solvent Nature on the Structural and Physical Properties of Biosynthesized ZnO Nanoparticles. American Journal of Nanomaterials. 2020; 8(1):10-17. doi: 10.12691/ajn-8-1-2

Abstract

We report on the synthesis ZnO nanoparticles with Andasoniadigitataleaves extract using different extraction solvents: ethanol, methanol, acetone and propanol. The influence of the solvent extraction nature was studied using the characterizations techniques: DRX, BET, SEM, TEM, RAMAN. The results showed the nanoparticles obtained with the solvent Methanol are the best with spherical nanoparticles of sizes around 20 nm with fewer defects and good dispersion compared to those obtained with the other solvents.

Keywords:
nature of extraction solvent ZnO nanoparticles biosynthesis dyes characterization and physicalproperties

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