Microwave Synthesis of ZnO/Ag Nanocomposite

Abstract

A microwave (MW) method has been developed for the preparation of a ZnO/Ag nanocomposite using methods of chemical precipitation and decomposition of thermally unstable compounds. Chemical co-deposition is a simple and efficient method in comparison with other methods of obtaining a ZnO/Ag nanocomposite. The characteristics of the synthesized product were determined by differential thermal analysis (DTA), X-ray phase analysis (XRA), and scanning electron microscopy (SEM). The studies carried out show the effectiveness of MW treatment in the production of ZnO/Ag nanocomposites.

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Sargsyan, A.A., Bagramyan, V.V., Knyazyan, N.B. et al. Microwave Synthesis of ZnO/Ag Nanocomposite. J. Contemp. Phys. 55, 360–364 (2020). https://doi.org/10.3103/S1068337220040179

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Keywords:

  • microwave treatment
  • zinc oxide
  • silver
  • chemical precipitation
  • nanocomposite