Hydrothermal synthesis, off-axis electron holography and magnetic properties of Fe3O4 nanoparticles

Trevor P. Almeida, Adrian R. Muxworthy, Wyn Williams, Takeshi Kasama, Rafal E. Dunin-Borkowski

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    The hydrothermal synthesis of Fe3O4 nanoparticles (NPs) (<50 nm) from mixed FeCl3 / FeCl2 precursor solution at pH ~ 12 has been confirmed using complementary characterisation techniques of transmission electron microscopy and X-ray diffractometry. Off-axis electron holography allowed for visualisation of their single domain (SD) nature, as well as inter-particle interactions, with the latter attributed to explain the pseudo-SD/multi-domain behaviour demonstrated by bulk magnetic measurements.
    Original languageEnglish
    Book seriesJournal of Physics: Conference Series (Online)
    Pages (from-to)012062
    Number of pages1
    Publication statusPublished - 2014
    EventElectron Microscopy and Analysis Group Conference - University of York, York, United Kingdom
    Duration: 2 Sep 20136 Sep 2013


    ConferenceElectron Microscopy and Analysis Group Conference
    LocationUniversity of York
    CountryUnited Kingdom
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