Structure and properties of MnZn ferrite nanoparticles synthesized via sol–gel autocombustion method

  • Yuandong Peng
  • Lulu Chen
  • Haowen Ren
  • Liya Li
  • Jianhong Yi
  • Qinglin Xia


MnZn ferrite powder particles were prepared via a sol–gel autocombustion method using nitrates as raw materials. Transmission electron micrographs revealed that the particles were uniform and decentralized with sizes of 20–30 nm. X-ray diffraction patterns showed characteristic features of Mn0.5Zn0.5Fe2O4 ferrite crystals with a nanocrystalline cubic spinel structure and crystallite size of 21.5 nm. The lattice constant determined from the Rietveld refinement was 8.475 Å. A saturated magnetic induction intensity of 39.18 emu/g and coercive force of only 18.1 Oe were measured using a quantum design physical property measurement system.


Ferrite Rietveld Refinement Ferric Nitrate Carbohydrazide Sinter Activity 
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This project was supported by the Planned Science and Technology Project of Hunan Province (2014GK3090) and Provincial Natural Science Foundation of Hunan, China.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuandong Peng
    • 1
  • Lulu Chen
    • 2
  • Haowen Ren
    • 1
  • Liya Li
    • 1
  • Jianhong Yi
    • 1
  • Qinglin Xia
    • 3
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Powder MetallurgyCentral South UniversityChangshaPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Jiangsu Eagle-Globe Group Co., Ltd.NantongPeople’s Republic of China
  3. 3.School of Physics and ElectronicsCentral South UniversityChangshaPeople’s Republic of China

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