Green synthesis of bimetallic CuO@NiO nanocomposite for the removal of glyphosate


  • Kornkanok BOONSERM Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences and Liberal Arts, Rajamangala University of Technology Isan, 744, Suranarai Road, Muang District, Nakhon Ratchasima 30000, Thailand
  • Anan SUTCHA Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Sciences and Liberal Arts, Rajamangala University of Technology Isan, 744, Suranarai Road, Muang District, Nakhon Ratchasima 30000, Thailand
  • Rarm PHINJAROENPHAN Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Sciences and Liberal Arts, Rajamangala University of Technology Isan, 744, Suranarai Road, Muang District, Nakhon Ratchasima 30000, Thailand



CuO@NiO nanocomposite, Mango peel, Mangifera indica L, Glyphosate, Photocatalytic activity


Green synthesis of photocatalyst bimetallic CuO@NiO nanocomposite for eliminating organic hazardous glyphosate (Gly) solution has been introduced. The nanocomposite has been successfully developed from mango (Mangifera indica L.) peel extracted solution by a simultaneous reduction process. HRTEM, XRD, and EDX have also been used to explore the nanostructure, crystal conformation, and chemical compositions of CuO@NiO. Using UV-vis spectrometer, we have observed the photo-catalytic activity and kinetic removal rate constant of CuO@NiO in terms of glyphosate elimination under UV light illumination. Compared with pure CuO and NiO nanoparticles, CuO@NiO displayed improved and enhanced photocatalytic activity. This work demonstrates an eco-friendly, low-cost material with high efficiency for removing Gly, which has applications in environmental protection.


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K. . BOONSERM, A. . SUTCHA, and R. . PHINJAROENPHAN, “Green synthesis of bimetallic CuO@NiO nanocomposite for the removal of glyphosate”, J Met Mater Miner, vol. 34, no. 1, p. 1931, Mar. 2024.



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