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Synthesis of spherical and cubic magnetic iron oxide nanocrystals at low temperature in air

Author:
Park, Bumkyo, Kim, Byung Hyo, Yu, Taekyung
Source:
Journal of colloid and interface science 2018 v.518 pp. 27-33
ISSN:
0021-9797
Subject:
air, magnetism, magnetite, nanocrystals, temperature
Abstract:
Synthesis of magnetite nanocrystals typically requires harsh reaction conditions, including high reaction pressures and/or temperatures, to obtain morphology-controlled nanocrystals like cubic magnetite nanocrystals. We report the synthesis of cubic magnetite nanocrystals with a size of 9 nm at reaction temperatures less than 100 °C in air. The synthesized magnetite nanocubes exhibited uniform size and highly crystalline nature. In addition, we synthesized size-controlled spherical magnetite nanocrystals in the size range of 2.5 nm to 9 nm by modifying the reaction conditions.
Agid:
6288815