Synthesis and magnetic properties of size-tunable MnxFe 3-xO4 ferrite nanoclusters

Young Soo Choi, Ha Young Yoon, Ji Sung Lee, Jun Hua Wu, Young Keun Kim

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We report the synthesis and characterization of size-tunable Mn xFe3-xO4 ferrite nanoclusters of different sizes ranging from ∼30 to ∼120 nm. The nanoclusters synthesized via a hydrothermal polyol process show high crystallinity and a narrow size distribution. The magnetic properties of the nanoclusters demonstrate well-behaved magnetization and low-coercivity characteristics, ferrimagnetically at a large size, and superparamagnetically at a small size.

Original languageEnglish
Article number17B517
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 2014 May 7

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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