Microwave-hydrothermal synthesis of nanophase ferrites

Sridhar Komarneni, Maria Cristina D'Arrigo, Cristina Leonelli, Gian Carlo Pellacani, Hiroaki Katsuki

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Abstract

This paper reports the synthesis of technologically important ferrites such as ZnFe2O4, NiFe2O4, MnFe2O4, and CoFe2O4 by using novel microwave-hydrothermal processing. Nanophase ferrites with high surface areas, in the range of 72-247m2/g, have been synthesized in a matter of a few minutes at temperatures as low as 164°C. The rapid synthesis of nanophase ferrites via an acceleration of reaction rates under microwave-hydrothermal conditions is expected to lead to energy savings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3041-3043
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Ceramic Society
Volume81
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1998

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Materials Chemistry

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