Zinc Oxide: Production, Properties and Applications

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Carmen Galvan (Editor)

Series: Chemistry Research and Applications
BISAC: SCI013030

In Zinc Oxide: Production, Properties and Applications, the authors first provide a summary of the natural sources available for the synthesis of zinc oxide nanoparticles, enlisting some plant-mediated synthesized zinc oxide nanoparticles showing promising antimicrobial, antioxidant, cytotoxic and photocatalytic properties.

Important technological opportunities and challenges emphasizing the electrical and optoelectronic features of elongated zinc oxide nanoparticle nanosystems are reviewed.

The various nonlinear optical phenomenon observed in zinc oxide thin film, inlcuding nonlinear absorption, nonlinear refraction, nonlinear scattering and harmonic generations are introduced.

Selected literature on the use of zinc oxide nanoparticles for the immobilization of enzymes is reviewed, as well as the use of zinc oxide nanoparticle/enzyme systems in the fabrication of biosensors.

The authors explore transition metal doped zinc oxide nanoparticles for a wide range of catalytic organic reactions, further exploring their catalytic applications for organic transformations at mild reaction conditions.

The basic concepts behind the development of nanostructured zinc oxide nanoparticles, including the solid state reaction, hydrothermal method, solvothermal method and co-precipitation method are discussed.

Lastly, a facile, eco-friendly synthesis of zinc oxide nanoparticles using the peel extract of Musa paradisiaca L, Punica granatum L, and Citrus reticulata Blanco as bioreducing agent is reported.
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Preface

Chapter 1. Green Synthesized Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles: A Review of Antimicrobial, Antioxidant, Cytotoxic and Photocatalytic Properties
(Sumitra Chanda, Savan Donga and Jyoti Pande, Phytochemical, Pharmacological and Microbiological laboratory, Department of Biosciences, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, India)

Chapter 2. Electrical and Optoelectronic Properties of Non-Spherical, Elongated Zinc Oxide Nanoscale Systems
(Sayan Bayan and Dambarudhar Mohanta, S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Science, Salt Lake, Kolkata, India, and others)

Chapter 3. Optical Nonlinearity in Zinc Oxide Thin Films: A Review
(Purnima and Devendra Mohan, Laser Laboratory, Department of Physics, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, Haryana, India, and Department of School Education, Haryana, India along with Laser Laboratory, GJUS&T, Hisar, Haryana, India)

Chapter 4. Zinc Oxide as a Support for Enzymes: General Information on Zinc Oxide and Enzyme Immobilization
(Agnieszka Kołodziejczak-Radzimska and Teofil Jesionowski, Faculty of Chemical Technology, Poznan University of Technology, Poznan, Poland)

Chapter 5. Zinc Oxide Catalyzed Organic Transformations
(Rohidas M. Jagtap and Satish K. Pardeshi, Department of Chemistry, P. E. S. Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Shivajinagar, Pune, MS, India, and others)

Chapter 6. An Overview on Synthesis, Characterization of Nanostructured ZnO for Energy and Environmental Application
(Satyabadi Martha and Dilip Kumar Mishra, Government (SSD) HSS (+2 Science College), Badabharandi, Umerkote, Odisha, India, and others)

Chapter 7. Low-Cost and Eco-Friendly Synthesis of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles Using Fruit Peels and Evaluation of Its Antimicrobial and Cytotoxic Activities
(Hemali Padalia and Sumitra Chanda, Phytochemical, Pharmacological and Microbiological laboratory, Department of Biosciences, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, India)

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