Optical and magnetic properties of orthoferrite NdFeO3 nanomaterials synthesized by simple co-precipitation method

Keywords: NdFeO3, Nanomaterial, Co-precipitation, Optical and Magnetic properties


In this work, orthoferrite NdFeO3 nanomaterials with particle sizes 20-40 nm have been successfully synthesized via a simple co-precipitation method through the hydrolysis of Nd (III) and Fe (III) cations in hot water with 5% NaOH as a precipitating agent. Single-phase NdFeO3 was generated after calcination of the as-prepared powder at 700, 800, and 900 °C for 1 hour. The UV-Vis spectra at room temperature presented strong absorption in the UV-Vis regions (l = 200–400 nm and 400–600 nm) with small band gap energy (Eg = 2.2÷2.5 eV). The obtained NdFeO3 nanomaterials exhibited a hard ferromagnetic behavior with high coercivity (Hc = 600–1600 Oe).


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Pham Thi Hong Duyen, Thu Dau Mot University, Thu Dau Mot City, Binh Duong Province, 590000, Vietnam

Master in Chemistry,
Lecturer of Institute of Applied Technology, Thu Dau
Mot University, Binh Duong Province, Vietnam;
e-mail: duyenpth@tdmu.edu.vn

Anh Tien Nguyen, Ho Chi Minh City University of Education, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam

PhD in Chemistry, Chief of
Inorganic Chemistry Department, Ho Chi Minh City
University of Education, Vietnam; e-mail: tienna@hcmue.edu.vn


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How to Cite
Duyen, P. T. H., & Nguyen, A. T. (2021). Optical and magnetic properties of orthoferrite NdFeO3 nanomaterials synthesized by simple co-precipitation method. Condensed Matter and Interphases, 23(4), 600-606. https://doi.org/10.17308/kcmf.2021.23/3680
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