Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 54, Issue 8, pp 6332–6346 | Cite as

Investigation on the optimization, design and microwave absorption properties of BaTb0.2Eu0.2Fe11.6O19/PANI decorated on reduced graphene oxide nanocomposites

  • Juhua LuoEmail author
  • Lu Yue
  • Hongru Ji
  • Kang Zhang
  • Ning Yu
Electronic materials


A novel hybrid material with excellent microwave absorption property has been designed by decorating reduced graphene oxide with Ba Tb0.2Eu0.2Fe11.6O19/PANI composite, and the effect of graphene content on microwave absorption property has been investigated. The microstructure of the composite is characterized by X-ray diffraction, Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy, field emission scanning electron microscope, transmission electron microscope and Raman spectroscopy. The mechanism of microwave absorption is discussed minutely. The result shows that the ternary nanocomposites demonstrate unexceptionable microwave absorption property due to its special nanostructures and synergistic effect among BaTb0.2Eu0.2Fe11.6O19, PANI and RGO. The minimum reflection loss can reach − 60.9 dB at 16.4 GHz with a thickness of only 1.95 mm, and the corresponding effective absorption bandwidth (below − 10 dB) is 4.2 GHz. BaTb0.2Eu0.2Fe11.6O19/PANI/RGO composite can be one of the most promising microwave absorption materials.



This work was supported by the Flagship Major Development of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions (Grant No. PPZY2015A025) and Jiangsu Provincial Department of Education (Grant No. 18KJA430016) and Joint Open Fund of Jiangsu Collaborative Innovation Center for Ecological Building Material and Environmental Protection Equipments and Key Laboratory for Advanced Technology in Environmental Protection of Jiangsu Province and Key Laboratory for Ecological-Environment Materials of Jiangsu Province (Grant No. JH201826).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Materials Science and EngineeringYancheng Institute of TechnologyYanchengChina
  2. 2.Key Laboratory for Advanced Technology in Environmental Protection of Jiangsu ProvinceYancheng Institute of TechnologyYanchengChina

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