Synthesis and experimental analysis of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) based substrate with cobalt (green synthesized) nano composite material

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Synthesis and experimental analysis of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) based substrate with cobalt (green synthesized) nano composite material

Kashif Ahmed, Muhammad Mudassir, Syed Murtuza Mehdi
J. Bio. Env. Sci.16( 2), 71-77, February 2020.
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The world is entering in new era where miniature technology is becoming the focal point of fast progress, to fulfill and compete the modern-days requirements. The need to cope with rapid and complex challenges in this concern to report is first endeavor to achieve the worthwhile outcomes. Poly (dimethyl) Siloxane, a silicon based elastomer having two methyl group (thus the name comprises –di in its name) which is a thick viscous liquid is solidified having various patterns on its surface; the produced patterns enhance the adhesion power of the solidified PDMS. Following this, experiments includes preparation of cobalt nanoparticles using chemical reduction method via cobalt nitrate as the precursor, the method utilizes methanol as a capping agent, preventing the oxidation as well as agglomeration problem once the particles have been prepared successfully. Finally, the characterization techniques had been performed like SEM, XRD technique which confirmed the formation of nanoparticles leads to PDMS based composite. Experiments depicts that extremely thin composite layers of PDMS substrates having very fundamental nature of polymeric class of materials, i.e. dissolution and disintegration property, which can be utilized in medical, electronic and other useful industries in the coming days.


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