Absorption Properties of Polyvinyl Alcohol Films Filled with Nanoparticles Doped with Acridine Orange Dye


  • Fairooz Faeq Kareem Department of Physics College of Science, Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, IRAQ.
  • Mahasin F. Hadi Department of Physics College of Science, Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, IRAQ.
  • Asrar Abdulmunem Saeed Department of Physics College of Science, Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, IRAQ.




Acridine Orange, PVA Polymer, Absorption Spectrum, MgO NPs, Al2O3 NPs.


Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) polymer/ Acridine Orange (AO) dye films prepared via casting technique at room temperature. The effect of adding (Acridine Orange (AO) dye solution, Magnesium Oxide (MgO), and Aluminum Oxide (Al2O3) NPs) to the PVA polymer matrix were studied on the absorption spectra. The effect of AO addition on the absorption spectrum of PVA film is occurrence blue shift (5nm) from 280nm to 275 nm in the PVA and red shift (10nm) from 490nm to be 500 nm for AO maximum absorbance wavelength. The absorbance of AO dye decreases when adding PVA, but increases When the volume ratio of AO dye solution is increased to 0.49 for 18ml, the volume ratio of AO dye solution decreases for 24- and 30-ml volume ratios. Adding NPs led to enhancing the photophysical properties of polymer composite, noted that absorbance of adding alumina nanoparticles more than it is in the case of adding magnesia nanoparticles. Also, there is a 10 nm red shift in AO and a 5 nm blue shift in AO when they are added to the polymer matrix filled with MgO and Al2O3 NPs.


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How to Cite

F. F. Kareem, M. F. . Hadi, and A. A. . Saeed, “Absorption Properties of Polyvinyl Alcohol Films Filled with Nanoparticles Doped with Acridine Orange Dye”, Al-Mustansiriyah Journal of Science, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 93–97, Jun. 2022.



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