Special Issue "Methods and Applications for Enhancing the Catalytic Activity of Metal Nanoparticles"

A special issue of Catalysts (ISSN 2073-4344). This special issue belongs to the section "Nanostructured Catalysts".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 January 2023 | Viewed by 95

Special Issue Editors

Dr. Brajesh Kumar
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Department of Chemistry, TATA College, Kolhan University, Chaibasa, Jharkhand 833202, India
Interests: development of sustainable and eco-friendly techniques for nanoparticle synthesis and their applications for environmental remediation; green chemistry; nanocatalyst; nanocomposites; nanomedicine; sensors; active films of organic solar cells; natural product extraction; purification and analysis; natural polymers; peptide chemistry; microwave and ultrasound assisted organic synthesis; organic synthesis
Dr. Santosh Kumar
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Division of Chemical Engineering, Department of Organic and Nano System Engineering, Konkuk University, Seoul 05029, Korea
Interests: biomaterials; nanobiotechnology; biomedical and environmental applications
Dr. Himanshu Ojha
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Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), DRDO, Delhi, India
Interests: development of wet decontamination nanoemulsions for radiological agents; dry decontamination wipes for chemical and biological agents; Density Functional Theory (DFT) studies of bimolecular interactions and reaction pathways
Prof. Dr. Alexis Debut
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Centro de Nanociencia y Nanotecnologia, Universidad de lasFuerzas Armadas ESPE, Av. Gral. Rumiñahui S/N, Sangolqui P.O. BOX 171-5-231B, Ecuador
Interests: nanoparticles; characterization; nanotechnology; green chemistry

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Nanomaterials have been used unknowingly for thousands of years; for example, gold nanoparticles were used in medicine and to stain drinking glasses. The green synthesis of morphogical varied nanoscale materials using an environmentally favorable technique is of special interest to researchers all over the world. The simple, robust, inexpensive, and environmentally friendly approach for metal nanoparticle synthesis based on the use of biomolecules, plant extracts, microorganism, agricultural waste, sunlight etc. Further, nanoparticles applied on the benefit of human and environment. It includes a wide application in catalysis, sensing, medicine, photothermal therapy, drug career, agriculture, food packaging, environmental remediation and so on.

This special issue of “Catalysts” aims to focuses on the importance of metal nanoparticles and their applications in wide variety of catalysis-from environmental remediation to organic synthesis. We invite researchers of different countries to publish research or review articles on their catalysis related work.

Dr. Brajesh Kumar
Dr. Santosh Kumar
Dr. Himanshu Ojha
Prof. Dr. Alexis Debut
Guest Editors

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Keywords

  • green synthesis of nanoparticles using plants, microbes, sunlight, and other natural resources
  • characterization of nanoparticles using microscopic and spectroscopic techniques
  • applications of nanoparticles in catalysis: organic synthesis; dye degradation; pesticide degradation; metal ion removal; polymerization, etc.

Published Papers

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