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
Corresponding Author : Hamid Reza Safaei,
Department of Applied Chemistry, Shiraz Branch, Islamic Azad University, PO Box 71993-5, Shiraz, Iran,
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Received : 2017-02-02 Accepted : 2017-03-17 Published : 2017-03-17
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 : 10.5281/zenodo.893479
Copyright : © 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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