Complementary RHEED and XRD investigation of β-FeOOH and α-Fe203 nanoparticles

Almeida, T. , Zhu, Y. and Brown, P.D. (2010) Complementary RHEED and XRD investigation of β-FeOOH and α-Fe203 nanoparticles. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 241(1), 012087. (doi:10.1088/1742-6596/241/1/012087)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/241/1/012087

Abstract

Hydrothermal synthesis has been used systematically to produce α-Fe203 nanoparticles, via an intermediate β-FeOOH phase, as a function of temperature, time and surfactant concentration. The nanoparticles were examined using the complementary techniques of X-ray diffractometry (XRD) and reflection high-energy electron diffraction (RHEED). The relative merits of XRD and RHEED are reported on, supported by conventional transmission electron microscopy, to appraise the reaction products.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Almeida, Dr Trevor
Authors: Almeida, T., Zhu, Y., and Brown, P.D.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Journal of Physics: Conference Series
Publisher:Institute of Physics Publishing Ltd.
ISSN:1742-6596
ISSN (Online):1742-6596

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