Nanomaterials: Application & Properties, Nanomaterials: Application & Properties '2013

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Synthesis, Characterization and Catalytic Property of Polymer Protected Gold and Silver Nanoparticles
S. E. Kudaibergenov, Elmira K. Baigaziyeva, N. N. Yesmurzayeva, Zh. A. Nurakhmetova, B. S. Selenova

Last modified: 2013-09-03

Abstract


Gold (AuNPs) and silver (AgNPs) nanoparticles protected by hydrophilic polymers were prepared by “one-pot” synthetic protocol. Absorption spectra, size, morphology and structure of obtained nanoparticles were investigated by UV-Vis spectroscopy, dynamic light scattering (DLS), and transmission electron microscopy (TEM). The catalytic activity of polymer-protected AuNPs and AgNPs supported on the surface of aluminum oxide was evaluated with respect to decomposition of hydrogen peroxide.


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