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Journal of Cluster Science

, Volume 27, Issue 6, pp 1989–1999 | Cite as

Synthesis and Catalytic Evaluation of Silver Nanoparticles Synthesized with Aloysia triphylla Leaf Extract

  • J. Luis López-Miranda
  • S. E. Borjas-Garcia
  • R. Esparza
  • G. Rosas
Original Paper

Abstract

In this investigation, we report the biosynthesis of the silver nanoparticles using Aloysia triphylla leaves extract. The as-prepared silver nanoparticles were characterized by ultraviolet–visible (Uv–vis) spectroscopy, X-ray diffractometry, scanning electron microscopy and transmission electron microscopy The infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) and Raman spectroscopy techniques were also used to evaluate the chemical groups of the plant extract involved in the silver ions bioreduction. The results indicate that as the plant extract/precursor salt ratio increases, the size of the nanoparticles decreases. Also, as the reaction temperature increases, the reduction rate increased too, resulting in the formation of smaller nanoparticles-size ranges. Uv–vis spectroscopy illustrates absorption peaks in the range of wavelengths of 430–445 nm corresponding to surface plasmon resonance band of silver nanoparticles. The X-ray diffraction (XRD) confirmed the presence of silver solids with fcc structure type. The FTIR analysis showed that the bands corresponding to phenolic compounds and the amide group were involved in the synthesis and stabilization of silver nanoparticles, respectively. The Raman studies showed bands at 1380 and 1610 cm−1, which correspond to the aromatic and amide compounds, confirming the FTIR results. The Uv–vis results indicate the capacity of silver nanoparticles to reduce the methylene blue.

Keywords

Silver nanoparticles Biosynthesis Aloysia triphylla Methylene blue reduction  Structural characterization 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Luis López-Miranda
    • 1
  • S. E. Borjas-Garcia
    • 2
  • R. Esparza
    • 3
  • G. Rosas
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto de Investigaciones MetalúrgicasUMSNHMoreliaMexico
  2. 2.Instituto de Física y MatemáticasUMSNHMoreliaMexico
  3. 3.Centro de Física Aplicada y Tecnología AvanzadaUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de MéxicoSantiago De QuerétaroMexico

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