Submit Manuscript  

Article Details

Solid State Kinetics, Spectroscopic, Thermal Degradation and Fungicidal Studies of Biodegradable Copper Surfactants Derived from Lauric Acid

[ Vol. 18 , Issue. 1 ]


Shilpa Jain, Rashmi Sharma and Arun K. Sharma*   Pages 59 - 71 ( 13 )


Introduction: The synthesis of copper soap (laurate), and its complex with 2-amino 6- methylbenzothiazole and their elemental and spectral analysis have been done for comparative studies using IR, NMR, Mass and ESR spectra.

Methods: The fungicidal activities, with reference to Alternaria alternata and Aspergillus niger at different concentrations by P.D.A. technique were also studied.

Results and Conclusion: The present research work comprises detailed thermal analysis using TGA technique to determine their kinetic and thermodynamic parameters by applying various equations like Freeman Carroll, Coats-Redfern equation, Horowitz-Metzger equation, Broido equation, Piloyan–Novikova equation.


Copper surfactants, 2-amino 6- methylbenzothiazole, anti-fungal studies, lauric acid, thermodynamic parameters, horowitz-metzger.


Department of Chemistry, S.D. Govt. College, Beawar - 305901, Rajasthan, Department of Chemistry, S.P.C. Govt. College, Ajmer - 305001, Rajasthan, Department of Chemistry, Govt. P.G. College, Jhalawar-326001, Rajasthan

Graphical Abstract:

Read Full-Text article