Fabrication of Cu doped ZnO nanocrystals hybridised with Graphene oxide nanosheets as an efficient solar light driven photocatalyst for the degradation of Quinalphos pesticide in aqueous medium

S. Sibmah Stalin; E.K. Kirupa Vasam Jino

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2023, , Pages 94-107


  This present study involves the sonochemical and microwave synthesis of an efficient light harvesting nanocomposite photocatalyst, ZnO/GO embedded with copper nanoparticles. The synthesised nanocomposite was characterised by various spectroscopic methods like XRD, SEM, EDX, FT-IR, UV-DRS and fluorescence ...  Read More

Visible light mediated photocatalytic anionic and cationic dyes degradation using ZnO-Fe2O3 nanocomposite

Armin Ehsani Amoli; Mojtaba Masoomi; Mazyar Sharifzadeh baei; Fatemeh Babei; Ghasem Firouzzade pasha

Volume 8, Issue 1 , February 2023, , Pages 52-65


  In this work, hydrothermal technique and precursor materials obtained from the wastes of filtration unit of gas pressure reduction station were used to create ZnO-Fe2O3 nanocomposite. FT-IR, FE-SEM, XRD and TEM analyzes were used to investigate the properties of the produced nanocomposite. XRD analysis ...  Read More

Synthesis, characterization and photocatalytic application of ZnWO4/ZrO2 nanocomposite towards degradation of methyl orange dye

Buvaneswari K; Arunadevi R; Sashikala S; Kavipriya K

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 367-378


  Visible light active ZnWO4/ZrO2 nanocomposite was prepared via hydrothermal method. The nanocomposite was characterized by UV-visible diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (UV-vis-DRS), Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR), X-ray diffraction (XRD), Scanning Electron microscopy (SEM), energy dispersive ...  Read More

The flexible route for the electrosynthesis of visible light active CdxZn1-xOnanostructures by sequential anodic dissolution of metallic electrodes

Saied Saeed Hosseiny Davarani; Hamid Reza Moazami; Taher Yousefi; Masoud Abrari

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 235-242


  A flexible route for the electrosynthesis of visible light active CdxZn1-xO nanostructures has been proposed. Various nanostructures were prepared by anodic dissolution in 0.1M Me4NCl by using an applied potential of 15V for 30min. The prepared nanostructures were characterized by diffuse reflectance ...  Read More