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2008 | 113 | 6 | 1695-1700
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Synthesis by Wet Chemical Method and Characterization of Nanocrystalline ZnO Doped with Fe_2O_3

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Nanocrystalline samples of ZnO doped with Fe_2O_3 were synthetized by wet chemical method. The series of ZnO nanosized samples in the wide range of Fe_2O_3 concentration (from 5 wt.% to 95 wt.%) was prepared by precipitation from nitrate solutions using ammonia. The phase composition of the samples was determined using X-ray diffraction measurements. The phases of hexagonal ZnO, and/or rhombohedric Fe_2O_3, and/or ZnFe_2O_4 were identified. The mean crystalline size of nanocrystals, determined with the use of Scherrer's formula, varied from 8 to 52 nm. The preliminary micro-Raman spectroscopy measurements were performed. The observed features are typical of Fe doped ZnO nanoparticles. The magnetic measurements revealed the presence of different types of magnetic behavior. For samples with high Fe_2O_3 contents (above 70 wt.%) the ferromagnetic ordering was observed at room temperature. For samples with lower Fe_2O_3 contents we observed the phenomenon of superparamagnetism above the blocking temperature.
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  • Szczecin University of Technology, Institute of Chemical and Environment Engineering, Pułaskiego 10, 70-322 Szczecin, Poland
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  • Szczecin University of Technology, Institute of Chemical and Environment Engineering, Pułaskiego 10, 70-322 Szczecin, Poland
  • Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, al. Lotników 32/46, 02-668 Warszawa, Poland
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  • Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, al. Lotników 32/46, 02-668 Warszawa, Poland
  • Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, al. Lotników 32/46, 02-668 Warszawa, Poland
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  • Center for Solid State Physics and New Materials, Institute of Physics, Pregrevica 118, 11080 Belgrade, Serbia
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