Using aqueous extract of Eucalyptus grandis to synthesize iron oxide nanoparticles

Santiago Eduardo Pabón-Guerrero, Ricardo Benítez-Benítez, Rodrigo Andrés Sarria-Villa, José Antonio Gallo-Corredor

Article ID: 1691
Vol 5, Issue 2, 2022

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Abstract


This work presents the evaluation of iron oxide nanoparticles obtained from the aqueous extract of Eucalyptus grandis. Twenty-three experiments were carried out where the synthesis of nanoparticles was performed by using the aqueous extract together with salts of iron (II) chloride tetrahydrate and iron (III) chloride hexahydrate. A characterization was carried out by IR, TEM and BET, where bands were presented at 3,440.77, 1,559.26 and 445.31 cm−1, indicating the presence of iron oxide nanoparticles. A relatively high monodispersity was evidenced with particles around 9 nm. By means of BET analysis it was found to present a surface area of 131.897 m2/g. Obtaining nanoparticles by this green method presents yield values of 98%, with application in nanotechnology, biomedicine, environmental treatment, among others, making them highly versatile and their production cost is relatively low.


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Green Synthesis; Magnetite Nanoparticles; Plant Extract

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