Synthesis and Catalase Mimic Activity of MnO2 Nano Powder Prepared by Hydrothermal Process

Authors

  • Rashed T. Rasheed Applied Chemistry Division, School of Applied Sciences, University of Technology
  • Sariya D. Al-Algawi Applied Physics Division, School of Applied Sciences, University of Technology
  • Rosul M. N. Applied Physics Division, School of Applied Sciences, University of Technology

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.29196/jubpas.v27i2.2090

Keywords:

Manganese Dioxide (MnO2) Nanopowder, Hydrothermal Method, Catalase Mimics Activity

Abstract

Manganese dioxide (MnO2) nanopowder has been synthesized by hydrothermal method. MnO2 was annealed at different temperatures (250, 400, 550, 700˚C). The crystal structure and surface morphology of these nanostructures were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) and Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM). The catalase mimic activity (catalytic activity) of MnO2 against hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) was studied by using the new method and found that 400˚C is the best annealing temperature.

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2019-04-01

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R. T. Rasheed, S. D. Al-Algawi, and R. M. N., “Synthesis and Catalase Mimic Activity of MnO2 Nano Powder Prepared by Hydrothermal Process”, JUBPAS, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 228 - 237, Apr. 2019.

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