A Simple Method for Synthesis of Strontium Ferrite Nanoparticles and their Polymeric Nanocomposites

Document Type: Research Paper

Authors

1 Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Arak University, Arak 38156-88349, Iran

2 Institute of Nano Science and Nano Technology, University of Kashan, Kashan, P.O. Box 87317-51167, I. R. Iran

10.7508/jns.2012.04.017

Abstract

Hard magnetic SrFe12O19 (SrM) nanoparticles were synthesized by a facile sonochemical reaction. The magnetic nanoparticles were then added to acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene, polystyrene, polycarbonate, and poly sulfone to make magnetic nanocomposites. The magnetic properties of the samples were also investigated using an alternating gradient force magnetometer. The strontium ferrite nanoparticles exhibited ferrimagnetic behaviour  at room temperature, with a saturation magnetization of 39 emu/g and a coercivity of 5070 Oe. The distribution of the SrFe12O19 nanoparticles into the polymeric matrixes increases the coercivity. 

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