A review of green methods for phyto-fabrication of hematite (α-Fe2O3) nanoparticles and their characterization, properties, and applications

Mostafa F. Al-Hakkani*, Gamal A. Gouda, Sedky H.A. Hassan

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Abstract

The aim of the current work is the introduction of a quick and simple literature survey about the bio-fabrication of the Alpha Hematite nanoparticles (α-Fe2O3) using the plant extracts green method. The survey manifested the utilities of the environmentally friendly biosynthesis methods via extracting different plant species, some of its important physicochemical properties, various instrumental analysis characterization tools, and potential applications.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere05806
JournalHeliyon
Volume7
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2021
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Anti-cancer
  • Anti-microbial
  • Biosynthesis
  • Hematite
  • Nanoparticles
  • Water purification

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General

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