Aerosol Synthesis and Growth Mechanism of Magnetic Iron Nanoparticles
Magnetic oxide-coated iron nanoparticles with the mean size ranging from 6 to 75 nm were synthesized by aerosol method using iron carbonyl as a precursor under the flowing inert gas atmosphere. Oxide shells were formed by passivation of as-prepared iron particles. The influence of experimental parameters on the nanoparticles’ microstructure, phase composition and growth behavior as well as magnetic properties were investigated and discussed in this study.
Duk Yong Yoon, Suk-Joong L. Kang, Kwang Yong Eun and Yong-Seog Kim
D. Kim et al., "Aerosol Synthesis and Growth Mechanism of Magnetic Iron Nanoparticles ", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 534-536, pp. 9-12, 2007