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Proceedings 2018, 2(13), 1110; https://doi.org/10.3390/proceedings2131110

Synthesis of Copper Nanoparticles Using Glass Microfluidic Device

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Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kanto Gakuin University, Yokohama 236-8501, Japan
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HORIBA Techno Service Co., Ltd., Tokyo 101-0063, Japan
Presented at the Eurosensors 2018 Conference, Graz, Austria, 9–12 September 2018.
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Published: 7 December 2018
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Abstract

In a synthesis of gold nanoparticles on a microfluidic device by citrate reduction, a particle size control by changing a flow rate was reported. To apply this simple control method to the synthesis of other metallic materials, we propose the synthesis of copper nanoparticles (CuNPs) in ethylene glycol by the microfluidic device using ascorbic acid as both antioxidant and reducing agent. The experimental results found for the first time that the effect of the flow rate of agents on particle size of the synthesized CuNPs in the device.
Keywords: copper nanoparticles; microchannel; liquid-phase reduction copper nanoparticles; microchannel; liquid-phase reduction
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Liang, Y.; Shinozaki, Y.; Yagyu, H. Synthesis of Copper Nanoparticles Using Glass Microfluidic Device. Proceedings 2018, 2, 1110.

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