COVID-19 Research

Title :

Large-scale synthesis of anti-viral nanoparticles and their coatings on personal protective equipment using an industrially scalable spray technique

Area of research :

COVID-19 Research, Chemical Sciences, Life Sciences & Biotechnology

Focus area :

Personal Protective Equipment

Principal Investigator :

Dr Nikhil Chander, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhilai

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Executive Summary :

NP synthesis on a large scale with reproducibility, dispersing the NPs in a suitable medium, like water, alcohol, etc. for making antiviral solutions. Further modifying these solutions with additives to make them suitable for coating on clothing materials using techniques like spray coating, to deposit the antiviral coatings on surfaces like metals, plastics, personal protective equipment (PPE).

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