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Structural, optical, photocatalytic, and antimicrobial activities of cobalt-doped tin oxide nanoparticles

Structural, optical, photocatalytic, and antimicrobial activities of cobalt-doped tin oxide... J Sol-Gel Sci Technol (2015) 76:582–591 DOI 10.1007/s10971-015-3808-z OR IGINAL PAPER Structural, optical, photocatalytic, and antimicrobial activities of cobalt-doped tin oxide nanoparticles 1 1 2 1,3 • • • • Dhanya Chandran Lakshmi S. Nair S. Balachandran K. Rajendra Babu M. Deepa Received: 17 April 2015 / Accepted: 7 July 2015 / Published online: 21 July 2015 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015 Abstract In this study, pure and Co-doped tin oxide (SnO ) attributed to the production of reactive oxygen species and nanoparticles were synthesized by sol–gel method, and the large surface area of the nanoparticles. effect of Co-doping on the structural, optical, photocatalytic, Graphical abstract and antimicrobial activities was studied. The prepared sam- ples were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), high- resolution transmission electron microscopy, energy-disper- sive X-ray spectroscopy, UV–visible diffuse reflectance spectroscopy, and N adsorption/desorption analysis. The XRD patterns of all the samples are identified as tetragonal rutile-type SnO phase which is further confirmed by TEM analysis. The optical spectra showed redshift in the absorption edge of doped samples, which enhances their absorption toward the visible light region. The photocatalytic activity of all the samples was assessed by monitoring the degradation of methylene blue solution under http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology Springer Journals

Structural, optical, photocatalytic, and antimicrobial activities of cobalt-doped tin oxide nanoparticles

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2015 by Springer Science+Business Media New York
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Material Science; Ceramics, Glass, Composites, Natural Methods; Inorganic Chemistry; Optical and Electronic Materials; Nanotechnology
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0928-0707
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1573-4846
DOI
10.1007/s10971-015-3808-z
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Abstract

J Sol-Gel Sci Technol (2015) 76:582–591 DOI 10.1007/s10971-015-3808-z OR IGINAL PAPER Structural, optical, photocatalytic, and antimicrobial activities of cobalt-doped tin oxide nanoparticles 1 1 2 1,3 • • • • Dhanya Chandran Lakshmi S. Nair S. Balachandran K. Rajendra Babu M. Deepa Received: 17 April 2015 / Accepted: 7 July 2015 / Published online: 21 July 2015 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015 Abstract In this study, pure and Co-doped tin oxide (SnO ) attributed to the production of reactive oxygen species and nanoparticles were synthesized by sol–gel method, and the large surface area of the nanoparticles. effect of Co-doping on the structural, optical, photocatalytic, Graphical abstract and antimicrobial activities was studied. The prepared sam- ples were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), high- resolution transmission electron microscopy, energy-disper- sive X-ray spectroscopy, UV–visible diffuse reflectance spectroscopy, and N adsorption/desorption analysis. The XRD patterns of all the samples are identified as tetragonal rutile-type SnO phase which is further confirmed by TEM analysis. The optical spectra showed redshift in the absorption edge of doped samples, which enhances their absorption toward the visible light region. The photocatalytic activity of all the samples was assessed by monitoring the degradation of methylene blue solution under

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Journal of Sol-Gel Science and TechnologySpringer Journals

Published: Jul 21, 2015

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