Synthesis and Characterization of Nanostructured ZnO by Simple Sol-Gel Method and Investigation of its Adsorptive Capacity

IJEP 42(6): 676-684 : Vol. 42 Issue. 6 (June 2022)

Bahga Saleh1, Samreen Fatema1, Mazhar Farooqui1 and Shaikh Yusuf2*

1. Maulana Azad College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Aurangabad – 431 001, Maharashtra, India
2. Shivaji College, Kannad – 431 401, Maharashtra, India


Indiscriminate use and inertness of synthetic polymers leading to increased water and land pollution are of great concern. Many attempts have been made to control the problem by using both chemical and biological methods. Chemical methods resulted in an increase in pollution by releasing noxious gases in the atmosphere whereas biological methods have been 


Sol-gel, Zinc oxide-nanoparticles, Adsorption, Crystal violet, Fourier transform infrared, Scanning electron micro-scopy-electron diffraction x-ray, X-ray diffraction


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