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National Academy Science Letters

, Volume 42, Issue 1, pp 9–12 | Cite as

Nanostructured Features and Antimicrobial Properties of Fe3O4/ZnO Nanocomposites

  • A. BahariEmail author
  • M. Roeinfard
  • A. Ramzannezhad
  • M. Khodabakhshi
  • M. Mohseni
Short Communication
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Abstract

In the present work we used sol–gel method for the synthesis of the above nanocomposite because, in addition to cost savings and ease of use, it is environmentally desirable. In addition, nanostructured and antimicrobial properties of the present sample were examined using X-ray diffraction, field emission scanning electron microscope techniques and Kirby–Bauer antibacterial test. Results showed that the above sample, besides its crystal structure and spherical morphology, has antimicrobial properties that can be an appropriate option to be used in medical applications, including diagnosis and treatment.

Keywords

Antibacterial properties ZnO Fe3O4 Nanocomposite Sol–gel method 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors are grateful for the financial support from Iran National Science Foundation (INSF) which was provided through the national project for studying on Nanostructured features and antimicrobial properties of Fe3O4/ZnO nanocomposites.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Bahari
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. Roeinfard
    • 1
  • A. Ramzannezhad
    • 1
  • M. Khodabakhshi
    • 1
  • M. Mohseni
    • 1
  1. 1.University of MazandaranBabolsarIran

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