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Estimation of particle size using a Novel method for Synthesis of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles

Mr. Ishan Vyas, Mr. Arjun Vyas, Mr. Chirag R Savaliya


The paper introduces a cost effective method to develop zinc oxide nanoparticles using abundant non-toxic precursors and low energy process. In this paper, co-precipitation method with selected precursors was used for the first time to synthesize Zinc oxide nanoparticles without using any capping agent. The ZnO nanoparticles were characterized by X-Ray Diffraction (XRD), Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM). By analyzing the results of XRD and SEM it was found that majority of ZnO nanoparticles pertain an average crystallite size of ~40 nm. These ZnO nanoparticles have potential commercial value in tailored product formulations to meet the specific demand of the consumer [1].

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