Ever-Expanding Application Potentials for Iron-Based Nanomaterials: Catalyses and Biomedicine

  • Suzana Gotovac AtlagićEmail author
  • Verica Pavlić


Iron oxide nanoparticles are iron-based nanomaterials that are, to date, successfully used in various areas of industry and everyday life. The sustainability of iron is a factor which leads to wide variety of research of the iron oxide roles in industrial catalysis and biomedicine. An industrial catalysis and biomedical applications are here connected, because these two groups of applications demand very similar preparation of materials: shape of the particles and their size, the particular and, as uniform as possible, particle porosity. Further, commonly used synthesis methods are outlined, in order to be able to select the preferred synthesis method according to final desired application of the nanoparticles.


Iron nanoparticles Iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles Biomedical application Catalyses 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of ScienceUniversity of Banja LukaBanja LukaBosnia and Herzegovina
  2. 2.Institute of DentistryBanja LukaBosnia and Herzegovina
  3. 3.Faculty of Medicine, Department of DentistryUniversity of Banja LukaBanja LukaBosnia and Herzegovina

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