Controlled Structure-Dependent Synthesis of Polymer/Nanosilver Composites for Highly Efficient Antibacterial Coatings

Controlled Synthesis of Polymer Composites
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series A: Chemistry and Biology book series (NAPSA)


Silver containing polymer composites were successfully synthesized via in-situ reduction approach. Different functional polymers with hydroxyl, amide and amine functionalities have been used as matrices. An influence of polymer structure and functionality on a size and shape of silver nanoparticles was established via FTIR/TEM complex analysis. The materials based on these composites could be effectively applied as advanced antibacterials.


Nanocomposite Controlled synthesis Antibacterial materials 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry of the NAS of UkraineKyivUkraine
  2. 2.N.G. Kholodny Institute of Botany of the NAS of UkraineKyivUkraine

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