Impact of Nanoparticle Shape, Size, and Properties of Silver Nanocomposites and Their Applications

  • Arpita Hazra Chowdhury
  • Rinku Debnath
  • Sk. Manirul IslamEmail author
  • Tanima SahaEmail author


Silver-containing nanocomposites have recently attracted the immense attention of researchers from different fields because of the dual benefits from silver nanoparticle and matrix elements. There are four types of synthetic methods or silver nanoparticles and three types of composite systems currently used for their preparations, which are briefly described in this chapter. Silver nanoparticles are widely used for biomedical applications due to their antibacterial and antiviral properties. In addition, silver nanocomposites are extensively used in other fields including, food industries, textile industries, electronic industries etc. Silver nanoparticles embedded polymer matrix composites are promising candidates for biomaterials, photovoltaic materials, and catalysts. This chapter describes different methods employed for synthesis of silver nanoparticle-containing nanocomposites and their potential applications.


Silver nanocomposite Nanoparticle Synthetic methods Applications 


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  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of KalyaniKalyani, NadiaIndia
  2. 2.Department of Molecular Biology and BiotechnologyUniversity of KalyaniKalyani, NadiaIndia

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