Dong, Guoping and Xiao, Xiudi and Liu, Xiaofeng and Qian, Bin and Ma, Zhijun and Ye, Song and Chen, Danping and Qiu, Jianrong (2010) Preparation and characterization of Ag nanoparticle-embedded polymer electrospun nanofibers. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 12 (4). pp. 1319-1329.
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Poly (vinyl alcohol) (PVA) and poly (vinyl pyrrolidone) (PVP) nanofibers embedding Ag nanoparticles (5–18 nm) have been prepared successfully by electrospinning at room temperature. Scanning electron microscope (SEM), X-ray diffraction (XRD), high-resolution transmission electron microscopy (HRTEM), Fourier transform IR spectra (FTIR), and Raman scattering were used to characterize the structure and properties of Ag nanoparticle-embedded PVA and PVP nanofibers before and after heat treatment at different temperature. The antibacterial activity of Ag nanoparticle-embedded PVP nanofibers after heat treatment was also tested, which indicated that the biological activity of yeast cells was effectively inhibited by these Ag nanoparticle-embedded PVP nanofibers
|Subjects:||Technology > Nanotechnology and environmental applications|
Engineering > Nanotechnology applications in civil engineering
|Deposited On:||07 May 2010 14:31|
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