Synthesis and characterization of SiO<sub>2</sub> nanowires prepared from rice husk ash


  • Supakorn Pukird Faculty of Science, Ubon Ratchathani University
  • Pattanasuk Chamninok Faculty of Science, Ubon Ratchathani University
  • Supon Samran Faculty of Science, Ubon Ratchathani University
  • Pristanuch Kasian Faculty of Science, Ubon Ratchathani University
  • Kiattisak Noipa Faculty of Science, Ubon Ratchathani University
  • Lee Chow Department of Physics, University of Central Florida, Orlando


Rice husk ash, SiO2 nanowires, Coconut shell charcoal


SiO2 nanowires were synthesized by thermal evaporation of rice husk ash and coconut shell charcoal with the ratio of 1:2 by weight heated at a temperature of 1,350 ºC in atmosphere of nitrogen for 1 hour. The scanning electron microscope and X-rays diffraction instrument are used to characterize the SiO2 nanowires. The SiO2 nanowires synthesized have diameters varying from 40 nm to 200 nm while the lengths were a few micrometers.


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How to Cite

S. . Pukird, P. Chamninok, S. . Samran, P. . Kasian, K. Noipa, and L. Chow, “Synthesis and characterization of SiO<sub>2</sub> nanowires prepared from rice husk ash”, J Met Mater Miner, vol. 19, no. 2, Apr. 2017.



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