Hyperfine Interactions

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Manganese-doped feroxyhyte nano-urchins produced by chemical methods

  • Naoki NishidaEmail author
  • Shota Amagasa
  • Honami Ito
  • Yoshio Kobayashi
  • Yasuhiro Yamada
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  1. Proceedings of the 4th Mediterranean Conference on the Applications of the Mössbauer Effect (MECAME 2018), Zadar, Croatia, 27-31 May 2018


Mn-doped feroxyhyte (δ-FeOOH) nanoparticles were synthesized using a wet chemical method, starting from a mixture of iron and manganese salts. The particles obtained were needle-like, around 100 nm in length, and formed had a nano-urchin structure. The compositions of the four samples obtained were calculated to be δ-Fe0.92Mn0.08OOH, δ-Fe0.75Mn0.25OOH, δ-Fe0.56Mn0.44OOH, and δ-Fe0.32Mn0.68OOH. The superparamagnetic behavior of the nanoparticles was determined from their room-temperature Mössbauer spectra. The hyperfine magnetic field of the Mn-doped δ-FeOOH nanoparticles decreased when iron atoms were substituted by Mn atoms. Furthermore, Mn atoms were locally doped into δ-FeOOH.


Mn-doped δ-FeOOH nano-urchins Wet chemical method One-pot production 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ChemistryTokyo University of ScienceShinjuku-kuJapan
  2. 2.Department of Engineering ScienceThe University of Electro-CommunicationsChofuJapan
  3. 3.Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based ScienceRIKENWakoJapan

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