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Cu- and Ni-Doping Effect on Structure and Magnetic Properties of Fe-Doped ZnO Nanoparticles

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Cu- and Ni-codoped FeZnO particles with the wurzite structure were successfully synthesized at low temperature by a co-precipitation method. The samples were characterized using a vibrating sample magnetometer, X-ray diffraction, energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy, UV-Vis spectrophotometry and electron spin resonance. The results demonstrated that room temperature ferromagnetic order was observed in both samples and the magnetization was higher than that of Fe-doped ZnO. The correlation between the structural and magnetic properties is discussed.

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J. Wibowo, N. Djaja and R. Saleh, "Cu- and Ni-Doping Effect on Structure and Magnetic Properties of Fe-Doped ZnO Nanoparticles," Advances in Materials Physics and Chemistry, Vol. 3 No. 1, 2013, pp. 48-57. doi: 10.4236/ampc.2013.31008.

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