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Atomic force microscopy in the study of ferrofluids
Author(s): Gabriel Matei; Dorina-Emilia Creanga; Radu Codrin Mocanasu
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Paper Abstract

Comparative study on the ferrophase dimensional distribution within a water ferrofluid was carried out by applying the atomic force microscopy (AFM) scanning and the transmission electron microscopy (TEM). The ferrophase has a magnetite core prepared by chemical co-precipitation and a double layer coating of citric acid. The diameter histograms revealed the main peak at about 9 nm which is concordant with a high degree of stability of the ferrofluid.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 January 2006
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 6036, BioMEMS and Nanotechnology II, 60361U (19 January 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.648967
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Gabriel Matei, Univ. Al. I. Cuza (Romania)
Dorina-Emilia Creanga, Univ. Al. I. Cuza (Romania)
Radu Codrin Mocanasu, Swinburne Univ. of Technology (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6036:
BioMEMS and Nanotechnology II
Dan V. Nicolau, Editor(s)

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