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Green microfluidic synthesis of monodisperse silver nanoparticles via genetic algorithm optimization

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Author(s):
Fernandes, Daniel L. A. ; Paun, Cristina ; Pavliuk, Mariia V. ; Fernandes, Arthur B. ; Bastos, Erick L. ; Sa, Jacinto
Total Authors: 6
Document type: Journal article
Source: RSC ADVANCES; v. 6, n. 98, p. 95693-95697, 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 8
Abstract

A scalable and green procedure for the microfluidic flow synthesis of monodisperse silver nanoparticles is reported. Beetroot extract is used both as a reducing and growth-regulating agent. A multi-objective genetic algorithm was used to automate the optimization of the reaction and reduce sample polydispersity observed in previous reports. The proposed methodology ensures high-quality nanoparticles in a rapidly manner and devoid of human skill or intuition, essential for method standardization and implementation. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 14/14866-2 - Intermolecular interactions involving betalains
Grantee:Erick Leite Bastos
Support type: Regular Research Grants