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      Zinc ferrite; self-propagating combustion method; magnetic property; X-ray diffraction; morphology.

    • Abstract


      The self-propagating low-temperature combustion method was used to produce nanocrystalline particles of zinc ferrite. The products were characterized for chemical and phase composition, morphology and magnetic properties. The results obtained showed the formation of single-phase zinc ferrite nanoparticles with an average particle size of about 40 nm. As-synthesized powder displayed good magnetic property. Due to the simplicity and low cost of this process, it could also become a valuable starting point for the generation of other mixed and complex ferrites.

    • Author Affiliations


      P M Prithviraj Swamy1 S Basavaraja1 2 Arunkumar Lagashetty3 N V Srinivas Rao4 R Nijagunappa5 A Venkataraman1

      1. Department of Materials Science, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga 585 106, India
      2. Veeco-India Nanotechnology Laboratory, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore 560 064, India
      3. Appa Institute of Engineering and Technology, Gulbarga 585 102, India
      4. R&D Centre, Premier Explosives Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad 500 015, India
      5. Department of Environmental Sciences, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga 585 106, India
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