Synthesis of SnO2 Nanoparticles by High Potential Electrolysis

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Submitted: 15-11-2016
Published: 01-08-2017
Section: The 2nd International Seminar on Chemistry (ISoC 2016) (Surabaya, 26-27 July 2016)

SnO2 nanoparticles have been synthesized by high voltage electrolysis. Tin bare was used for anode and cathode. The effect of potentials and electrolyte were studied. The particles obtained after electrolysis was characterized using X-ray Diffraction (XRD). The diffractogram is in agreement with the standard diffraction pattern of SnO2 which is identified as tetragonal structure. The Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) spectrum indicates that there is a vibration of Sn–O asymmetric at 580 cm-1. The optimum potential for SnO2 nanoparticles synthesis is 60 V at 0.06 M HCl which shows the highest UV-Vis spectrum. The absorption peak of SnO2 nanoparticles by UV-Vis spectrophotometer appears at about 207 nm. The particle size analysis shows that the SnO2 nanoparticles obtained have the size distribution in a range of 25-150 nm with the highest volume at 83.11 nm. Copyright © 2017 BCREC Group. All rights reserved

Received: 15th November 2016; Revised: 26th February 2017; Accepted: 27th February 2017

How to Cite: Rahmi, R., Kurniawan, F. (2017). Synthesis of SnO2 Nanoparticles by High Potential Electrolysis. Bulletin of Chemical Reaction Engineering & Catalysis, 12 (2): 281-286 (doi:10.9767/bcrec.12.2.773.281-286)




SnO2 nanoparticles; electrochemical; hydrochloric acid; high potential

  1. Fredy Kurniawan 
    Chemistry Department, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Arief Rahman Hakim, Surabaya 60111, , Indonesia
  2. Rahmi Rahmi 
    Chemistry Department, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Arief Rahman Hakim, Surabaya 60111, , Indonesia

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