Papers and Investigations

Antivirus and antibacterial properties of Nano Copper

  1. Cortes, Aaron & Zuñiga, Jorge. (2020). “The use of copper to help prevent transmission of SARS-Coronavirus and Influenza viruses. A general Review.” Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. 115176. 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2020.115176.
  2. Poggio, Claudio & Colombo, Marco & Arciola, Carla & Greggi, Tiziana & Scribante, Andrea & Dagna, Alberto. (2020). “Copper-Alloy Surfaces and Cleaning Regimens against the Spread of SARS-CoV-2 in Dentistry and Orthopedics.”  From Fomites to Anti-Infective Nanocoatings. Materials. 13. 3244. 10.3390/ma13153244.
  3. Fujimori, Yoshie & Sato, Tetsuya & Hayata, Taishi & Nagao, Tomokazu & Nakayama, Mikio & Nakayama, Tsuruo & Sugamata, Ryuichi & Suzuki, Kazuo. (2011). “Novel Antiviral Characteristics of Nanosized Copper(I) Iodide Particles Showing Inactivation Activity against 2009 Pandemic H1N1 Influenza Virus.” Applied and environmental microbiology. 78. 951-5. 10.1128/AEM.06284-11.
  4. Sarah L. Warnes, Zoë R. Little, C. William Keevil: “Human Coronavirus 229E Remains Infectious on Common Touch Surface Materials”
  5. A. Tamilvanan, K. Balamurugan, K. Ponappa and B. Madhan Kumar: “Copper Nanoparticles: Synthetic Strategies, Properties and Multifunctional Application.”
  6. Konieczny, Jaroslaw & Rdzawski, Zbigniew. (2012). Antibacterial properties of copper and its alloys.” Archives of Materials Science and Engineering. 56. 53-60.
  7. Salima Mathews,a Ranjeet Kumar,b and Marc Solioz:Copper Reduction and Contact Killing of Bacteria by Iron Surfaces”
  8. Michael G. Schmidt, Hubert H. Attaway, Peter A. Sharpe, Joseph John Jr., Kent A. Sepkowitz, Andrew Morgan, Sarah E. Fairey, Susan Singh, Lisa L. Steed, J. Robert Cantey, Katherine D. Freeman, Harold T. Michels, Cassandra D. Salgado: “Sustained Reduction of Microbial Burden on Common Hospital Surfaces through Introduction of Copper”

Polymers and Masterbatch

  1. Palza, Humberto. (2015). “Antimicrobial Polymers with Metal Nanoparticles.” International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 16. 2099-2116. 10.3390/ijms16012099.
  2. Humberto Palza Sebastian Gutiérrez Katherine Delgado Oriana Salazar Victor Fuenzalida Jonathan I. Avila Guillermo Figueroa Raúl Quijada: Toward Tailor‐Made Biocide Materials Based on Poly(propylene)/Copper Nanoparticles
  3. Chufeng Sun, Yi Li, Zhi Li, Qiong Su, Yanbin Wang, and Xuqing Liu: “Durable and Washable Antibacterial Copper Nanoparticles Bridged by Surface Grafting Polymer Brushes on Cotton and Polymeric Materials”
  4. K. Delgado R. Quijada R. Palma H. Palza: “Polypropylene with embedded copper metal or copper oxide nanoparticles as a novel plastic antimicrobial agent”


  1. R. Joseph Rathish, R. Dorothy, R. M. Joany, M. Pandiarajan, susai Rajendran: “Corrosion resistance of nanoparticle – Incorporated nano coatings” 
  2. Soumyadeep Basaka and Gopinath Packirisamya: “Nano-based antiviral coatings to combat viral infections”

Printed Electronic

  1. Lei, Xinjie & Lamu, Dawa & Fang, Yi. (2020). “Large-Scale Preparation of Nano-Copper Particles for Conductive Ink.” 10.1007/978-981-15-1864-5_94.

Food Packaging

  1. M. Cushen, J. Kerry, M. Morris, M. Cruz-Romero, and E. Cummins: “Evaluation and Simulation of Silver and Copper Nanoparticle Migration from Polyethylene Nanocomposites to Food and an Associated Exposure Assessment”. Link