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Green Synthesis and Applications of Magnetic Nanoparticles

Part 8. Green Nanoscience

  1. Liane M. Rossi1,
  2. Alexandre L. Parize2,
  3. Joel C. Rubim1

Published Online: 15 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628698.hgc087

Handbook of Green Chemistry

Handbook of Green Chemistry

How to Cite

Rossi, L. M., Parize, A. L. and Rubim, J. C. 2012. Green Synthesis and Applications of Magnetic Nanoparticles. Handbook of Green Chemistry. 8:3:61–88.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Universidade de São Paulo, Instituto de Química, Departamento de Química Fundamental, Av. Prof. Lineu Prestes 748, Cidade Universitária, São Paulo, SP, Brazil

  2. 2

    Universidade de Brasília, Campus Universitário Darcy Ribeiro, Instituto de Química, Asa Norte, DF, Brazil

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2012


The sections in this article are

  • Introduction
  • Green Synthesis of Magnetic Nanoparticles
    • Background
    • Thermal Decomposition Methods
    • Microemulsion Methods
    • Preparation of Magnetic NPs Using Renewable Resources
    • Synthesis of Magnetic NPs in Ionic Liquids
    • Other Methods
  • Magnetic Separation as a Green Separation Tool
    • Background
    • Oil Spill Containment and Recovery
    • Heavy Metal Recovery
    • Catalyst Recovery and Recycling
    • Metal Complex Catalysts
    • Metal Nanoparticle Catalysts
    • Organocatalysts
  • Conclusion


  • nanoparticles;
  • magnetic nanoparticles;
  • ionic liquids;
  • magnetic separation;
  • metal nanoparticle catalysts;
  • green chemistry