Synthesis and Characterization of CoFe2O4 Nanoparticles

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We synthesized the magnetic CoFe2O4 nanoparticles using a solution method in the presence of hexamethylenetetramine (HMTA) at 85 °C for 6 h. Their morphologies, structures, surface properties and magnetism were characterized by Field emission scanning electron microscopy (FE-SEM) images, X-ray diffraction (XRD), Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy, and Vibrating sample magnetometer (VSM), respectively. FE-SEM results show that the synthesized samples are irregular nanoparticles with average size range of about 40-120 nm. XRD confirms that the samples belong to the rhombohedral crystal system. The magnetic CoFe2O4 nanoparticles have the potential application in magnetic resonance imaging, high-density information storage and drug delivery.

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 261-263)

Edited by:

Jingying Zhao

Pages:

533-536

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.261-263.533

Citation:

Z. F. Cui and D. Sun, "Synthesis and Characterization of CoFe2O4 Nanoparticles", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 261-263, pp. 533-536, 2011

Online since:

May 2011

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