Title: Synthesis, structure and magnetic properties of nano-sized CoFe2O4 material

Authors: A. Al-Saie, S. Arekat, A. Jaafar, M. Bououdina

Addresses: Department of Physics, College of Science, University of Bahrain, Sakhir, P.O. Box 32038, Kingdom of Bahrain. ' Department of Physics, College of Science, University of Bahrain, Sakhir, P.O. Box 32038, Kingdom of Bahrain. ' Department of Physics, College of Science, University of Bahrain, Sakhir, P.O. Box 32038, Kingdom of Bahrain. ' Department of Physics, College of Science, University of Bahrain, Sakhir, P.O. Box 32038, Kingdom of Bahrain

Abstract: A single and pure CoFe2O4 phase at the nanoscale has been successfully synthesised by a simple combination of milling a mixture of Fe-oxide and Co-oxide followed by annealing at low temperature, i.e., 750°C. X-ray diffraction and magnetic measurements were carried out.

Keywords: mechanical alloying; nanoparticles; XRD; magnetic properties; synthesis; nanostructures; nanotechnology; cobalt ferrite; CoFe2O4; annealing.

DOI: 10.1504/IJNP.2009.028788

International Journal of Nanoparticles, 2009 Vol.2 No.1/2/3/4/5/6, pp.507-511

Published online: 30 Sep 2009 *

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