Study on Effect of Sericin on Size and Shape of Silver Nanoparticles Prepared by a Redox Method
Silk sericin is used as a biotemplate to redox silver nanoparticles in situ at room temperature. Silk sericin provides multiple functions in the whole reaction system, serving as the reducing agent of Ag+, and the dispersing and stabilizing agent of the resulted silver nanoparticles. The effect of the concentration of sericin on size and shape of the reduced silver nanoparticles is studied. UV-vis spectra and TEM are used to detected the characteristic plasmon and the appearance of the obtained silver nanoparticles.
Z.S. Liu, L.P. Xu, X.D. Liang, Z.H. Wang and H.M. Zhang
M. Wu and D. S. Wang, "Study on Effect of Sericin on Size and Shape of Silver Nanoparticles Prepared by a Redox Method", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 1015, pp. 480-483, 2014