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Magneto-Optical (MO) Characterization Tools for Chemically Prepared Magnetic Nanomaterials

  • Francesco PineiderEmail author
  • Claudio Sangregorio
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Abstract

Magneto-optical (MO) techniques are sensitive and versatile tools for the study of magnetic nanomaterials. Interaction of polarized light with a magnetized medium brings information on the magnetic properties of the sample, thus making MO techniques a valid alternative to standard magnetometric techniques. On the other hand, spectroscopic degrees of freedom arising from the tuneability of the incoming photon energy give access to an additional set of information, inaccessible to other investigation methods.

Keywords

Indium Oxide Zeeman Splitting Leave Circularly Polarize Right Circularly Polarize Linearly Polarize Light 
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Acknowledgement

The financial support from the European Research Council through the Advanced Grant “MolNanoMas” (267746) and from the Italian MIUR through FIRB project “NanoPlasMag” (RBFR10OAI0) is acknowledged.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.INSTM and Department of Chemistry and Industrial ChemistryUniversity of PisaPisaItaly
  2. 2.INSTM and ICCOM-CNRSesto Fiorentino (FI)Italy

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