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      Cadmium ferrite; fine particle; disordered magnetic state; cation distribution.

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      Cadmium ferrite particles have been synthesized using co-precipitation technique followed by a low temperature (600°C) annealing in a time scale much shorter than reported in literature. Incorporation of sodium chloride during annealing helps to form a single phase spinel structure with a final particle size of around 50 nm. Even at such a short length scale we observe the overall magnetic properties to be similar to those of the bulk. The observed magnetic properties can be explained on the basis of an anti-ferromagnetic core with a shell containing ‘ferromagnetic-like’, but canted spin structure.

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      Rucha Desai1 R V Mehta1 R V Upadhyay1 Amita Gupta2 A Praneet3 K V Rao2

      1. Department of Physics, Bhavnagar University, Bhavnagar 364 002, India
      2. Materials Science–Tmfy-MSE, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
      3. Department of Metallurgical Engineering, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221 005, India
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