Synthesis of Single-Core Iron Oxide Nanoparticles as a Tracer for Magnetic Particle Imaging

  • Aidin Lak
  • Thilo Wawrzik
  • Frank Ludwig
  • Meinhard Schilling
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 140)

Abstract

Superparamagnetic single-core iron oxide nanoparticles coated with oleic acid have been synthesized via high temperature decomposition of iron-oleate precursor. The particle’s core and hydrodynamic size distributions are characterized utilizing a variety of methods including Fluxgate Magnetorelaxometry (MRX) and Photon Cross-correlation Spectroscopy (PCCS). The harmonic spectra of mobile and immobile samples were measured using our homebuilt Magnetic Particle Spectrometer (MPS) whereby the suitability of the synthesized particles as a tracer for MPI is analyzed. Furthermore, the MPS spectra of the fabricated single-core nanoparticles are compared with the harmonic spectra of Resovist® (Bayer Schering Pharma, Berlin) and Ocean NanoTech nanoparticles.

Keywords

Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Prussian Blue Core Size Hydrodynamic Size Sodium Oleate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aidin Lak
    • 1
  • Thilo Wawrzik
    • 1
  • Frank Ludwig
    • 1
  • Meinhard Schilling
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Elektrische Messtechnik und Grundlagen der ElektrotechnikTU BraunschweigBraunschweigGermany

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