Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism

, Volume 30, Issue 2, pp 555–560 | Cite as

Nano-coating of Aluminum Surface Using Fe3O4-based Magnetic Fluids

  • Triwikantoro
  • Malik Anjelh Baqiya
  • Tomi Heriyanto
  • Mashuri
  • Darminto
Original Paper


Fe3O4 particles have been synthesized using co-precipitation method employing HCl and NH4OH as dissolving and precipitating agents, respectively. The particles synthesized without and with polyethylene-glycol (PEG)-400 as template having the particle size <50 nm were dissolved in tetra-methyl-ammonium-hydroxide (TMAH) surfactant to form a magnetic fluid, which was then spin-coated onto the aluminum substrate. The results of coating were characterized for studies covering the particles distribution on the surface, their morphologies, and magnetic properties.


Fe3O4 Nanoparticles PEG-400 Spin coating 



This research was partially supported by “Hibah Kompetensi” research grant, 2013–2015, provided by DP2M, Ditjen Dikti, Ministry of Education and Culture, Indonesia. The use of A/MFM of Ambios Tech, Kuala Lumpur, was appreciated.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Triwikantoro
    • 1
  • Malik Anjelh Baqiya
    • 1
  • Tomi Heriyanto
    • 1
  • Mashuri
    • 1
  • Darminto
    • 1
  1. 1.Advanced Materials Research Group, Department of Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural SciencesInstitut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS)Kampus ITS SukoliloIndonesia

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