Structural, Optical and Electrical Properties of MnO2 / MWCNTs/PVA Nanocomposite

  • Safaa Kamel Elmahy Dr.
Keywords: MnO2, MWCNTs, PVA nanocomposite, UV radiation, optical and electrical properties


Manganese dioxide/multi-walled carbon nanotubes MnO2/ MWCNTs nanocomposite are synthesized by hydrothermal method. The crystallographic information of the acid-treated MWCNTs and the MnO2/ modified MWCNTs nanocomposite were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD),Transmission electron microscope (TEM )and  FT-IR spectra. Optical and electrical properties of MnO2 / MWCNTs / PVA nanocomposite thin film with different concentration were studied .UV-VIS absorption spectra shift, at different exposing time , indicated the sensitivity to UV radiation. Optical band gap decreases with increasing time of radiation.  Electrical properties of MnO2 / MWCNTs / PVA nanocomposite thin films with different concentration according to different frequency and exposing time of UV radiation   showed semiconducting properties and sensitivity to UV radiation.


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Elmahy, S. (2019). Structural, Optical and Electrical Properties of MnO2 / MWCNTs/PVA Nanocomposite. JOURNAL OF ADVANCES IN PHYSICS, 16(1), 8-18.