• Anja Jokić Faculty of Natural Science and Mathematics, University of Priština, Kosovska Mitrovica, Serbia
  • Branka Petković Faculty of Natural Science and Mathematics, University of Priština, Kosovska Mitrovica, Serbia
  • Sonja Jevtić Faculty of Natural Science and Mathematics, University of Priština, Kosovska Mitrovica, Serbia
  • Vesna Vasić Vinča Institute of Nuclear Sciences, University of Belgrade, P.O. Box 522, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Bojana Laban Faculty of Natural Science and Mathematics, University of Priština, Kosovska Mitrovica, Serbia
Keywords: Iron oxide, Nanoparticles, Solid-state, Herbicide bentazone, Electroanalysis,


The iron oxide nanoparticles (Fe2O3 NPs) were synthesized from two different iron salts by solid-state synthesis method. The synthesized powder of Fe2O3 NPs is soluble in water, and the colloidal dispersion was characterized by TEM, FTIR, UV-Vis spectroscopy and zeta potential measurements. Obtained NPs are spherical in shape with narrow particle size distribution and an average diameter of 3 nm. Further, the possible application of Fe2O3 NPs was proposed, due to significant electroanalytical signal amplification in the determination of herbicide bentazone in natural river water.


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