Combustion, Explosion, and Shock Waves

, Volume 46, Issue 5, pp 609–613 | Cite as

Synthesis of Carbon-Encapsulated Metal Nanoparticles by a Detonation Method

  • N. Luo
  • X.-J. Li
  • X.-H. Wang
  • F. Mo
  • H.-T. Wang


Carbon-encapsulated metal nanoparticles are synthesized by a detonation method using a home-made water-soluble composite explosive. The results of the study show that detonation products contain face-centered cubic cobalt/nickel nanocrystals approximately 10–25 nm in size, which are encapsulated by thin (3–5 nm) carbon layers. These spherical and ellipsoidal nanoparticles exhibit a good superparamagnetism state at 300 K.

Key words

nanomaterials detonation synthesis nanostructured materials magnetic materials 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Luo
    • 1
  • X.-J. Li
    • 1
  • X.-H. Wang
    • 1
  • F. Mo
    • 1
  • H.-T. Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Structural Analysis for Industrial EquipmentDalian University of TechnologyDalianChina

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