Bio-inspired "green" synthesis of nanomaterials and their applications

Siddharth Patwardhan

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review


Silica is a very popular inorganic nanomaterial used in a wide range of applications including fillers for rubber, catalyst supports, separation media, carriers in food and agriculture, and abrasive/anticaking agents in cosmetics. It is also widely believed to be an important material for biomedical applications.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)52-57
Number of pages6
JournalMaterials Matters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2014


  • silica
  • nanomaterial
  • inorganic nanoparticles


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