Synthesis of Carbon Dots from Kitchen Waste: Conversion of Waste to Value Added Product
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Synthesis of Carbon dots (C-dots) from bio-degradable waste is a much researched subject now-a-days. The demand for green chemistry and cost-effectiveness lead us to synthesize C-dots from kitchen waste. Nanometer sized carbon particles with unique optical properties were observed during the study. A simplistic approach was used for the synthesis which converted the waste materials into value-added products. Several different analyses were carried out on the obtained product which showed pristine results in comparison with the previous results.
KeywordsCarbon nanomaterials Carbon dots Green chemistry Bio-compatible Fluorescence
Authors thank to Dr. V.J. Rao for UV and PL measurements. SPS thanks to XII FY CSIR-INTELCOAT (CSC0114) for financial support.
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