Antimicrobial Properties of Uncapped Silver Nanoparticles Synthesized by DC Arc Thermal Plasma Technique
Abstract:We, herein, report the antimicrobial properties of uncapped silver nanoparticles for a Gram positive model organism, Bacillus subtilis. Uncapped silver nanoparticles have been prepared using less-explored DC arc thermal plasma technique by considering its large scale generation capability. It is observed that the resultant nanoparticles show size as well as optical property dependent antimicrobial effect.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: February 1, 2012
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