A Review on Eco-Friendly Synthesis of BiVO4 Nanoparticle and its Eclectic Applications


  • Suresh Ghotekar Department of Chemistry, S.N. Arts, D.J.M. Commerce and B.N.S. Science College, Sangamner 422 605, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Maharashtra, India AND Department of Chemistry, Sanjivani Arts, Commerce and Science College, Kopargaon 423 603, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Maharashtra, India
  • Khanderao Pagar Department of Chemistry, S.S.R. College of Arts, Commerce and Science College, Silvassa 396 230, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, India
  • Shreyas Pansambal Department of Chemistry, S.N. Arts, D.J.M. Commerce and B.N.S. Science College, Sangamner 422 605, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Maharashtra, India
  • H.C. Ananda Murthy Department of Applied Chemistry, School of Applied Natural Sciences, Adama Science and Technology University, P.O. Box: 1888, Adama, Ethiopia
  • Rajeshwari Oza Department of Chemistry, S.N. Arts, D.J.M. Commerce and B.N.S. Science College, Sangamner 422 605, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Maharashtra, India




BiVO4 nanoparticle, Applications, Green nanotechnology, Plant extracts


The paper presents a review of green syntheses and selective applications of bismuth vanadate nanoparticles (BiVO4 NPs). Generally, ample number of biomolecules exists in plant extracts and these are mainly accountable for the facile green synthesis of BiVO4 NPs. Moreover, BiVO4 NPs has been widely researched in chemistry, biotechnology, physics and biochemistry fields due to their interesting technological chemical, biological, ionic conductivity and ferro-elastic properties. It can also be used in diverse fields, such as sensors, photocatalysis, water splitting and antimicrobial activity. Till date, BiVO4 NPs has been synthesized by various known physical and chemical approaches. The article mainly discusses the green synthesis of BiVO4 NPs via plant extracts. Moreover, this article shows a detailed overview of the green synthesis, characterization and significant applications of BiVO4 NPs.


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How to Cite

Ghotekar, S., K. Pagar, S. Pansambal, H. A. Murthy, and R. Oza. “A Review on Eco-Friendly Synthesis of BiVO4 Nanoparticle and Its Eclectic Applications”. Advanced Journal of Science and Engineering, vol. 1, no. 4, Oct. 2020, pp. 106-12, doi:10.22034/AJSE2014106.



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