Borzi, R.A.; Stewart, S.J.; Mercader, R.C.; Punte, G. and Garcia, F.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1016/S0304-8853(00)00943-4|
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The effect of the particle size and ball-mill-induced defects on the magnetic properties of cupric oxide has been assessed by magnetic measurements. Nanoparticles with an average strain < epsilon > = 0.035 and average crystallite size <D > = 9 mn show a susceptibility one order of magnitude higher than the starting material. Up to room temperature, instead of the increasing susceptibility found in bulk samples, a Curie-Weiss-like behavior is observed above the ordering temperature of ca. 230 K. (C) 2001 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||nanocrystalline materials; transition metal oxides; low-dimensional systems; defect effects|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Science > Life, Health and Chemical Sciences
|Depositing User:||Astrid Peterkin|
|Date Deposited:||25 Jan 2007|
|Last Modified:||14 Jan 2016 16:21|
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