Authors: E. Falletta, M. Bonini, E. Fratini, A. Lo Nostro, A. Becheri, P. Lo Nostro and P. Baglioni
Affilation: University of Florence, Italy
Pages: 412 - 414
Keywords: nanoparticles, silver, textile, finishing, antimicrobial
The synthesis of silver nanoparticles was obtained through two different methods and using different poly(acrylic) acids as templating agents. Cotton, wool, and polyester fabrics were treated with the nanoparticles, and their antimicrobial performances were tested against different strains.