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Green Synthesis of Nanoparticles using Nivdi Leaf Extract

Swati Korgaonkar, Sneha Parte, Raveena Chaurasia


Nanotechnology deals with materials 1 to 100 nm in length. The fundamentals of nanotechnology lie in the fact that the properties of materials drastically change when their dimensions are reduced to nano scale. The green synthesis of nanoparticles with the help of this plant extract was done for the first time. The leaves of the plant Nivdi was used for extraction of nano-ZnO, nano-Ag+ and characterization of the nanoparticles was done through UV absorption and it shows absorption between 400 and 450 nm. The IR spectra denotes the presence of the following groups, i.e., C=C stretch, OH stretch, chelated H bond and NH stretching.



Green synthesis, nanoparticles, green technology, cost-effective

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