Synthesis of Nanoparticles through Thermal Decomposition of Organometallic Materials and Application for Biological Environment

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Synthesis of Nanoparticles through Thermal Decomposition of Organometallic Materials and Application for Biological Environment

Ashis Bhattacharjee, Madhusudan Roy

Materials with structure at the nanoscale often offer unique optical, electronic, or mechanical properties and in turn find applications in different areas. The state of the art activities in nano-science and nano-technology have sparked the expectations to run into the challenges in the field of renewable energy, medicine and environment surveillance. There are different methods to grow nano-structures and the synthesis of nanoparticles is broadly classified under two processes such as ‘Top Down’ and ‘Bottom Up’. Among different synthesis techniques for preparing metal/oxide nanoparticles, thermal decomposition of organometallic compounds at relatively low temperatures becomes increasingly important and useful.

Keywords
Nanoscale, Nanoparticle, Thermal Decomposition, Organometallic Compound, Metal/Oxide Nanoparticle

Published online 7/1/2018, 23 pages

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21741/9781945291739-3

Part of the book on Nanomaterials in Bio-Medical Applications

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