Additive Printing of Gold Nanoparticles on Paper Substrate Through Office Ink-Jet Printer

  • Mohammed ShariqEmail author
  • Amit Rai Dixit
  • Rupert Kargl
  • Somnath Chattopadhyaya
  • Meduri Venkata Sridutt
  • Pasagada Venkata Keerti Vardhan
  • Rebeka Rudolf
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


The article reports the synthesis of the concentrated Gold Nanoparticles (AuNPs) ink and its printing on the paper substrate through Office Ink Jet printer. Initially, AuNPs were synthesized from the precursor Gold (III) Acetate through Ultrasonic Spray Pyrolysis. Ellipsoidal shaped AuNPs with a size distribution of below 50 nm were confirmed through TEM and DLS measurement. Maximum absorbance wavelength of AuNPs measured through UV-vis spectroscopy was 532 nm. Further, the AuNPs ink was prepared through the rotavapour and filtered upto the Au concentration of 600 ppm determined through ICP-OES. The AuNPs printed patterns on the photo paper substrate were successfully printed and further analyzed with SEM.


Gold Nanoparticles Synthesis Printing Office ink jet printer Paper substrate 



Gold Nanoparticles


Light Emitting Diodes


Thin Film Transistors


Ultrasonic Spray Pyrolysis


Transmission Electron Microscopy


Dynamic Light Scattering


Ultra-violet visible spectroscopy


Inductively Coupled Plasma with Mass Optical Emission Spectroscopy


Atomic Force Microscopy


Scanning Electron Microscopy




De-ionized water



The study was supported by the European Union – Erasmus Mundus Action 2 Lot 13 Euphrates Program and Slovenian Research Agency ARRS Slovenia (P2-120, Martina Program and OP20.00369).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of MariborMariborSlovenia
  2. 2.Indian Institute of TechnologyIndian School of MinesDhanbadIndia
  3. 3.Laboratory for Characterization and Processing of Polymer, Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of MariborMariborSlovenia
  4. 4.Institute for Chemistry and Technology of MaterialsGraz University of TechnologyGrazAustria
  5. 5.Zlatarna Celje d.o.o.CeljeSlovenia

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