EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 167, 2018Plasma Physics by Laser and Applications (PPLA 2017)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Laser Plasma theoretical aspect-Laser Plasma Effect|
|Published online||09 January 2018|
Molybdenum oxide nanocolloids prepared by an external field-assisted laser ablation in water
Dip. di Scienze Matematiche e Informatiche, Scienze Fisiche e Scienze della Terra (MIFT),Università di Messina, 98166 Messina, Italy
2 Dip. di Scienze Chimiche, Biologiche, Farmaceutiche ed Ambientali, Università di Messina, Italia
Published online: 9 January 2018
he synthesis of extremely stable molybdenum oxide nanocolloids by pulsed laser ablation was studied. This green technique ensures the formation of contaminant-free nanostructures and the absence of by-products. A focused picosecond pulsed laser beam was used to ablate a solid molybdenum target immersed in deionized water. Molybdenum oxide nearly spherical nanoparticles with dimensions within few nanometers (20-100 nm) are synthesized when the ablation processes were carried out, in water, at room temperature and 80°C. The application of an external electric field during the ablation process induces a nanostructures reorganization, as indicated by Scanning-Transmission Electron Microscopy images analysis. The ablation products were also characterized by some spectroscopic techniques: conventional UV-vis optical absorption, atomic absorption, dynamic light scattering, micro-Raman and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopies. Finally, NIH/3T3 mouse fibroblasts were used to evaluate cell viability by the sulforhodamine B assay
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