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Preparation and Characteristics of ZnO Nanoparticles using Orange Peel Extract


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1 Department of Physics, Vellalar College for Women, Erode - 638012, Tamil Nadu, India
 

Zinc oxide (ZnO) is an inorganic compound which is insoluble in water. This is used as an additive in many materials. Due to its antibacterial activity ZnO used in many medical applications. ZnO nanoparticles can be synthesised using green method, and characterized. For the analysis of particle size and structure XRD is used. FTIR is used to analyse the functional group. The surface morphology of the material analysed using SEM. EDAX is used to analyse the elemental group present in the material. In antibacterial activity the zone of inhibition for different bacteria are measured.


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Inorganic, EDAX, FTIR, SEM, XRD.
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  • Preparation and Characteristics of ZnO Nanoparticles using Orange Peel Extract

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Authors

S. Gayathri
Department of Physics, Vellalar College for Women, Erode - 638012, Tamil Nadu, India
Shahida Shireen
Department of Physics, Vellalar College for Women, Erode - 638012, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract


Zinc oxide (ZnO) is an inorganic compound which is insoluble in water. This is used as an additive in many materials. Due to its antibacterial activity ZnO used in many medical applications. ZnO nanoparticles can be synthesised using green method, and characterized. For the analysis of particle size and structure XRD is used. FTIR is used to analyse the functional group. The surface morphology of the material analysed using SEM. EDAX is used to analyse the elemental group present in the material. In antibacterial activity the zone of inhibition for different bacteria are measured.


Keywords


Inorganic, EDAX, FTIR, SEM, XRD.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.15613/sijrs%2F2018%2Fv5i1%2F188671