Low-Cost Synthesis and Characterization of Silver Nanoparticles for Diverse Sensing Application


  • S. Akhtar Department of Physics, Federal Urdu University of Arts Sciences & Technology, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Z. Farid Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Science and Technology, Pakistan
  • H. Ahmed Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology, Pakistan
  • S. A. Khan Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan
  • Z. N. Khan Center for Advanced Electronics and Photovoltaic Engineering, International Islamic University, Pakistan
Volume: 9 | Issue: 2 | Pages: 3915-3917 | April 2019 | https://doi.org/10.48084/etasr.2450


Silver (Ag) nanoparticles (NPs) are synthesized and characterized by a low-cost chemical reduction method. Silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) have pre-occupied the consideration of the scientific community due to their wide range of functions, utility and industrial applications, particularly in the fields of sensing technologies and medicine (particularly their efficiency against microbes, the ability of healing the wound and anti-inflammatory properties). Ag NPs are synthesized by a low-cost fabrication method. X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), energy dispersive X-ray diffraction (EDX) and photometry techniques are used in this work to identify their nature and potentiality for diverse applications in sensing technologies.


scanning electron microscopy (SEM), energy dispersive X-ray diffraction (EDX), sodium dodecyl sulphate (SDS)


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S. Akhtar, Z. Farid, H. Ahmed, S. A. Khan, and Z. N. Khan, “Low-Cost Synthesis and Characterization of Silver Nanoparticles for Diverse Sensing Application”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 3915–3917, Apr. 2019.


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