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Microwave assisted low temperature synthesis of MnZn ferrite nanoparticles

Nanoscale Research Letters20062:40

DOI: 10.1007/s11671-006-9027-3

Received: 22 August 2006

Accepted: 18 October 2006

Published: 18 November 2006

Abstract

MnZnFe2O4ferrite nanoparticles were prepared by co-precipitation method using a microwave heating system at temperature of 100 °C. X-ray diffraction reveals the samples as prepared are pure ferrite nanocrystalline phase, transmission electron microscopy image analysis shows particles are in agglomeration state with an average size of about 10 nm, furthermore, crystal size of samples are increased with longer microwave heating.

Keywords

MnZn ferrite Nanoparticles Microwave heating

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Declarations

Acknowledgments

Financial support from loan of Japanese government and basic research for application of Sichuan province (No.05JY029-071-2) are gratefully acknowledged. We also thank Prof. Masahiro Yoshimura and his group in Tokyo Institute of Technology for their helpful discussions.

Authors’ Affiliations

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Key Laboratory of Advanced Building Materials of Sichuan Province, Southwest university of Science and Technology

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