Synthesis of monodisperse iron oxide nanocrystals by thermal decomposition of iron carboxylate salts

William W. Yu, Joshua C. Falkner, Cafer T. Yavuz, Vicki L. Colvin

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Abstract

Iron oxide (Fe3O4, magnetite) nanocrystals of 6 to 30 nm with narrow size distributions (σ = 5-10%) were prepared by the pyrolysis of iron carboxylate salts.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2306-2307
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number20
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 21 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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