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Journal of Environmental Nanotechnology

(A Quarterly Peer-reviewed and Refereed International Journal)
ISSN(Print):2279-07 48; ISSN(Online):2319-5541

Structural, Morphological and Optical Properties: CeO2 Nanoparticles Prepared through the Azadirachta indica Leaf Extract by Green Method


The CeO2 NPs were derived from Azadirachtaindica(A.indica) leaf extracts. The X-ray diffraction studies confirmed that synthesized CeO2 NPs were exhibited the cubic structure. In XPS spectra, the oxidation states of each element were identified for CeO2 NPs. The Raman active mode was observed at 461cm-1 and this was due to the symmetrical stretching mode of the Ce-8O for CeO2 NPs. From FESEM and TEM images, the CeO2 NPs were exhibited spherical structure. From the EDAX spectra, the elemental compositions were identified. The optical studies were carried out using UV-Vis and Photoluminescence spectra for CeO2 NPs respectively.

Article Type: Research Article

Corresponding Author: S. Parvathy 1  


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S. Parvathy 1*,  B. R. Venkatraman 2.  

1. *1Department of Chemistry, Government Arts College (Autonomous), Salem, TN, India.

2. 2Department of Chemistry, Periyar E.V.R.College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli, TN, India.

J. Environ. Nanotechnol., Volume 6, No. 4 pp. 47-51
ISSN: 2279-0748 ISSN eISSN: 2319-5541
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