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Managed synthesis and characterizations of lowered graphene oxide silver nanohybrids utilizing monosaccharides: Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures: Vol 0, No 0


The current research goals to develop a easy, non-toxic, and environmentally pleasant lowered graphene oxide-silver (rGO-Ag) nanohybrid synthesis methodology by using three monosaccharides that are ribose, fructose, and galactose, because the lowering brokers. This research additionally investigated the formation and crystalline buildings of the rGO-Ag fashioned. The resultant nanohybrids have been characterised by way of ultraviolet-visible absorption (UV–vis), X-ray diffraction (XRD), and area emission scanning electron microscope (FESEM). The UV–vis outcomes indicated that galactose was essentially the most environment friendly lowering agent. The broadest peak recorded by the rGO-Ag lowered with galactose [rGO-Ag (Gal)] at 271 nm, whereas the narrowest peak noticed at 423 nm corresponded to the formation of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) on the rGO. The nanohybrids procured with the opposite lowering brokers have been additionally evaluated with XRD. The oxygen and carbon compositions of the samples have been additionally analysed by way of FESEM outfitted with energy-dispersive X-ray (EDX). The common particle measurement calculated primarily based on the rGO-Ag (Gal) XRD outcomes was the smallest (6 nm) in comparison with the opposite two monosaccharides. Moreover, the d-spacing of the rGO-Ag (Gal) was virtually an identical to the XRD knowledge, confirming the high-resolution transmission electron microscopy (HRTEM) findings. Consequently, galactose was the best lowering agent to synthesise rGO-ag nanohybrids.

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The current research was totally funded by the FRGS grant, FRGS/1/2021/STG05/UITM/02/2. The authors want to prolong gratitude to the Ministry of Greater Schooling (MOHE) and Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) for approving the fund, which was essential for the viability of this research.

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