Glass-(nAg, nCu) Biocide Coatings on Ceramic Oxide Substrates

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Esteban Tejeda, Leticia ; Malpartida Romero, Francisco ; Díaz Rodríguez, Luis Antonio ; Torrecillas San Millán, Ramón ; Rojo, Fernando ; Moya, José Serafín (2012)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: volume 7, issue 3 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3299749, handle: 10261/50401, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0033135
  • Subject: Biotechnology | Natural Materials | Research Article | Biology | Microstructure | Materials Science | Glass Science | Microbiology | Medicine | Material by Structure | Materials Characterization | Q | R | Material Properties | Science | Nanotechnology

The present work was focused on obtaining biocide coatings constituted by a glassy soda-lime matrix containing silver or copper nanoparticles on ceramic (alumina and zirconia based) substrates. Both glassy coatings showed a high biocide activity against Gram-, Gram+ bac... View more
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