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PHOTOPOLYMERIZED DIMETHACRYLATE POLYMERS CONTAINING IN SITU GENERATED SILVER NANOPARTICLES

Published

Author(s)

Yajun Cheng, Xinran Zhang, Diana N. Zeiger, Nancy Lin, Joseph M. Antonucci, Sheng Lin-Gibson

Abstract

Polymeric nanocomposites containing silver are known to exhibit antibacterial activity. Here we demonstrate the synthesis and characterization of dimethacrylate/silver nanocomposites by coupling photopolymerization with in situ silver ion reduction. An amine bearing methacrylate was introduced to improve the solubility of silver salt in the resin mixture. The silver nanoparticle size and dispersion, as well as its effect on biofilm colonization, were evaluated.
Proceedings Title
Polymer Preprints
Conference Dates
August 21-26, 2010
Conference Location
Boston, MA, US
Conference Title
ACS Fall 2010 Meeting

Keywords

silver nanoparticles, composite, antibacterial

Citation

Cheng, Y. , Zhang, X. , Zeiger, D. , Lin, N. , Antonucci, J. and Lin-Gibson, S. (2010), PHOTOPOLYMERIZED DIMETHACRYLATE POLYMERS CONTAINING IN SITU GENERATED SILVER NANOPARTICLES, Polymer Preprints, Boston, MA, US (Accessed May 25, 2022)
Created August 20, 2010, Updated October 12, 2021