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Green recovery of silver as crystalline Nano-particles from corresponding waste solutions by Lime Juice as compared with Ascorbic acid and Citric acid
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Green recovery of silver as crystalline Nano-particles from corresponding waste solutions by Lime Juice as compared with Ascorbic acid and Citric acid


Alireza Mohammadpour Shirazi1 and Hamid Reza Safaei

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Hamid Reza Safaei,
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Received: February 2, 2017,   Accepted: March 17, 2017,   Published:


Abstract:

Different biological methods are gaining recognition for the production of silver nanoparticles (Ag-NPs), However, none of them have concerned to do recovery, removal and separation as a goal. In this study silver nanoparticles (Ag-NPs) were recovered from fixer effluent solution as waste solution of silver by interacting with Lime juice as a bio-reducing and bio-capping agent. The best conditions for obtaining Ag NPs were determined by UV-Visible, FT-IR spectroscopy, DLS technique, SEM and XRD. Finally, the recovery process was assessed with pure citric and ascorbic acids with the same concentration in the applied Lime juice.


Keywords: silver nanoparticle, bio-separation, waste photography solution, green-recovery, plant extract


Citation:

Hamid Reza Safaei et al. (2017). Green recovery of silver as crystalline Nano-particles from corresponding waste solutions by Lime Juice as compared with Ascorbic acid and Citric acid, j. of Physical and Chemical Sciences.V5I1. DOI: 10.15297/JPCS.V5I1.01


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© 2017 Hamid Reza Safaei. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


      
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