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Synthesis, characterisation, and applications of Mn-Zn ferrite nanoparticles
Author(s): Madan Lal; D. K. Sharma; M. Singh
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Paper Abstract

This paper deals with the synthesis, characterization, and some applications of Mn-Zn ferrite nanoparticles. The Mn-Zn ferrite was prepared from metallic nitrates, iron citrate and citric acid with the co-precipitation method with different pH values and it was further used to synthesis Mn-Zn ferrite with polariser i.e. H2O2 (Hydrogen peroxide). The X-ray diffraction pattern shows the single phase spinel structure of the ferrites. The effect of pH and the oxidizing agent on the electrical properties of Mn-Zn ferrite was studied. The d.c. resistivity is improved with the pH value and further improved by the addition of H2O2 (Hydrogen peroxide), which acts as a strong oxidizing agent. The dielectric constant decreases with increasing pH value; at the same time the dielectric loss also decreases. Further the decrease in dielectric properties by addition of oxidizing agent are justified by inverse proportionality between resistivity and dielectric constant.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 April 2006
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6170, Smart Structures and Materials 2006: Active Materials: Behavior and Mechanics, 61702E (6 April 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.660306
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Madan Lal, Himachal Pradesh Univ. (India)
D. K. Sharma, Himachal Pradesh Univ. (India)
M. Singh, Himachal Pradesh Univ. (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6170:
Smart Structures and Materials 2006: Active Materials: Behavior and Mechanics
William D. Armstrong, Editor(s)

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