Copper Oxide Nanoparticles
- Chemical formula: CuO
- Appearance: Black to brown powder
- Average particle size: 1-30 nm
- Specific surface area: 100-200 m2/g
- Melting point: 1201°C (2194 °F)
- Boiling point: 2000 °C (3632 °F)
- Density: 6.31 g/cm3
- Electrical conductivity: 1.0-2.08 eV
- Catalytic Activity: Speed up reactions like oxidizing organic compounds
- Antimicrobial Activity: Kill bacteria and fungi
- Environmental Impact: Harmful to humans and the environment
Details and Features Copper Oxide Nanoparticles
Copper Oxide Nanoparticles (CuO) is a tiny copper oxide particle also known as Copper Oxide Nanopowder. It is round and has a lot of surface area. When heated, this powder can turn into copper when exposed to hydrogen or carbon monoxide. Copper oxide is a unique metal that can conduct electricity. It also has interesting properties, such as its interaction with light and magnetism. We use copper oxide in different ways. It helps make supercapacitors, filters, and storage devices. It can also be used in sensors and semiconductors.
Scientists have developed different synthesis methods to control particle size, morphology, and crystallinity. Researchers can create Copper Oxide Nanoparticles from algae, fighting various germs. However, experimenters still need to investigate their potential impact on agro-ecosystem functioning. Copper Oxide Nanopowder has unique qualities. It is helpful in various areas, such as sensing and solar cells. It can kill bacteria and cancer cells by causing stress or cell death. However, it can be harmful. Therefore, the user must regulate and monitor its use and disposal.
Small Size: It measures between 1 to 30 nanometers, relatively smaller than a human hair.
High surface area: Its extensive surface area compared to volume makes it exceptionally reactive in various applications.
Semiconducting Properties: Under specific conditions, it exhibits semiconducting behaviour, allowing for electrical conduction.
Antimicrobial Activity: This nanoparticle possesses antimicrobial capabilities, effectively combatting bacteria and fungi.
Stability: It is known for its stability; it maintains its properties without rapid degradation.
Photocatalytic Activity: When exposed to light, Copper Oxide Nanopowder can catalysed the decomposition of water and organic pollutants.
Magnetic Properties: Through doping with other elements, it can acquire magnetic characteristics.
Biocompatibility: Generally considered biocompatible, it can pose no toxicity concerns when interacting with living cells.
Applications of Copper Oxide Nanoparticles
Copper Oxide Nanoparticles (CuO) is used by scientists and researchers in many ways. It can be a catalyst, sensor, or antimicrobial agent. It can be used in cosmetics, electronics, and energy storage. Scientists are studying how it can help with cleaning, farming, and medicine.
It has many benefits, like speeding up reactions, finding gases and pollutants, killing bacteria and fungi, shielding skin from UV rays, and storing energy. Because it is small and has a big surface area, it can react easily and is useful in many ways.
How to use ?
- Consult with an expert.
- Use the correct concentration.
- Take precautions.
- Dispose it properly.
- Start with a small amount.
- Monitor the results.
- Stop using if the user experiences any side effects.
- Read the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for CuO before handling it.
- Wearing long sleeves and gloves can avoid contact with skin and protect the eyes.
- Use a ventilated hood or booth if working with large amounts of CuO Nanopowder.
- Avoid exposure to high temperatures.
- Wash hands thoroughly after handling it.
- Dispose of it properly.
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