A Review on Eco-Friendly Synthesis of BiVO4 Nanoparticle and its Eclectic Applications
Keywords:BiVO4 nanoparticle, Applications, Green nanotechnology, Plant extracts
The paper presents a review of green syntheses and selective applications of bismuth vanadate nanoparticles (BiVO4 NPs). Generally, ample number of biomolecules exists in plant extracts and these are mainly accountable for the facile green synthesis of BiVO4 NPs. Moreover, BiVO4 NPs has been widely researched in chemistry, biotechnology, physics and biochemistry fields due to their interesting technological chemical, biological, ionic conductivity and ferro-elastic properties. It can also be used in diverse fields, such as sensors, photocatalysis, water splitting and antimicrobial activity. Till date, BiVO4 NPs has been synthesized by various known physical and chemical approaches. The article mainly discusses the green synthesis of BiVO4 NPs via plant extracts. Moreover, this article shows a detailed overview of the green synthesis, characterization and significant applications of BiVO4 NPs.
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