Rare Metals

, Volume 38, Issue 1, pp 59–63 | Cite as

Preparation and microwave absorption properties of Ni(Co/Zn/Cu)Fe2O4/SiC@SiO2 composites

  • Peng Wang
  • Ping-An Liu
  • Sheng Ye


Ni(Co/Zn/Cu)Fe2O4/SiC@SiO2, a microwave absorber, was prepared by the sol–gel method. The phase structure and the morphology of the microwave absorbers were characterized by X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) and scanning electron microscopy (SEM), respectively. Laser sizer (LS) and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) analysis show the core–shell structure of SiC@SiO2. Coaxial method was used to measure the microwave absorption properties of the prepared composites in the frequency range of 2–18 GHz. When 70 wt% SiC is wrapped by 30 wt% SiO2, and 50 wt% NiFe2O4 is added into 50 wt% SiC@SiO2, the as-prepared powders are found to have advanced microwave absorption properties with a minimum reflection loss (RL) of −32.26 dB at about 6.08 GHz, and the available bandwidth is approximately 2.1 GHz when the RL is below −10 dB.


Ni(Co/Zn/Cu)Fe2O4/SiC@SiO2 Microwave absorption property Sol–gel method Core–shell structure 



This study was financially supported by the Military Project of the Ministry of National Defense of China (No. JPPT-125-2-168).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Materials Science and EngineeringSouth China University of TechnologyGuangzhouChina

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