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Title: Synthesis of high magnetization Fe and FeCo nanoparticles by high temperature chemical reduction

Fe and FeCo ferromagnetic nanoparticles in the 5-10 nm size regimes featuring high magnetization were synthesized using a modified chemical reduction method. The structure and morphology of these nanoparticles were confirmed by XRD and TOM analysis. These small, monodisperse and phase pure nanoparticles exhibited magnetic saturation of 210 emu/g (Fe) and 220 emu/g (Fe+Co) for Fe and FeCo nanoparticles respectively. The magnetization was found to be dependent on the temperature at which the reducing agent was introduced. (C) 2014 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved,
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Journal Name: Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials; Journal Volume: 378
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USDOE Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E)
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United States