Synthesis and Characterization of Layered-Double Hydroxide 3-(4-Hydroxyphenyl) Propionate Nanocomposite


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A new layered-double hydroxide-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl) propionate (LDH-HPP) has been synthesized by intercalation of 3-(4-hydroxyphenyl) propionic acid (HPP) into Zn-Al-layered double hydroxide (LDH) by ion-exchange method. PXRD, FTIR, TGA/DTG, compositional studies and FESEM were used to characterize the synthesized nanocomposite. The intercalation of HPP into the interlayer gallery space of LDH was characterized by x-ray diffractogram showed expanded basal spacing of the value of 17.1 Å. The FTIR spectra of LDH-HPP nanocomposite synthesis by 0.025M HPP resembled a mixture of both FTIR spectra of HPP and LDH. Thermal analysis of LDH-HPP nanocomposite shows a better thermal stability as compared to the pure HPP, which proved that the intercalation of HPP into LDH interlayer enhanced the thermal stability of the HPP.



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A. Siti Nurasikin et al., "Synthesis and Characterization of Layered-Double Hydroxide 3-(4-Hydroxyphenyl) Propionate Nanocomposite", Nano Hybrids, Vol. 7, pp. 53-67, 2014

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