Solvothermal synthesis of Au@Fe3O4 nanoparticles for antibacterial applications
Institute of Chemistry and Phytotechnology, National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic, 720071 Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
2 Department of Material Sciences and Engineering, Kumamoto University, 860-8555 Kumamoto, Japan
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Published online: 18 April 2018
We present Au@Fe3O4 nanoparticles obtained from Fe nanoparticles and HAuCl4 using a simple solvothermal method. Trisodium citrate (C6H5Na3O7*2H2O) served as a reducing agent for Au. X-ray diffraction analysis, electronic microscopes and energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy revealed cubic structure, elemental composition (Au, Fe and O) and spherical shape of nanoparticles. Antibacterial activity of the sample was tested against E. coli bacteria and obtained results were discussed.
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