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Maine South High School ESRP 2020

Silver Nanoparticles: Correlation Between Structural and Antimicrobial Properties


  • Students:
    • Tyler Bastin
    • Jessica Beck
    • Ana Birkett
    • Adam Cubon
    • Nicole Debrauwere
    • Erin Doherty
    • Joana Flores
    • Dennis Kobuzi
    • Niko Koupas
    • Carlo Kwon
    • Julianna Moore
    • Sabrina Moore
    • Juliana Parisi
    • Katherine Wiemeler
    • Marcela Wilk
  • Teachers:
    • Kay Orosz
  • Mentors:
    • Debora Meira (Canadian Light Source, Advanced Photon Source)

Advanced Photon Source Sector 20: Spectroscopy Group

In this project, we studied the structural properties of Silver nanoparticles in solution by X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy and Spectrophotometric Analysis with the goal of obtaining information on the physical and chemical characteristics of this particles and its antimicrobial properties.

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