Chemical Synthesis and Functionalization of Cobalt Ferrite Nanoparticles with Oleic Acid and Citric Acid Encapsulation
1 P D Karkhanis college Ambarnath, Dist – Thane, Maharashtra, 421501, India
2 Shankarrao Mohite Mahavidyalaya, Akjuj, Dist- Solapur Maharashtra, India
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The functionalized nanoparticles have now a prime importance because of their wide ranging biomedical applications. The particles having size range 30nm-150nm are useful for cell wall interaction specifically the pinocytosis which takes place in all types of cells. The Cobalt ferrite nanoparticles have been synthesized using chemical co- precipitation route and the pH and temperature of the synthesis is controlled to obtain the optimum sized particles. The coating of Sodium Oleate and Citric acid was carried out in aqueous medium at room temperature. The characterization of coated and uncoated particles has been carried out using XRD and IR which confirm the ferrite structure formation. The TGA-DTA analysis shows the coating of magnetic particles. The SEM micrographs reveal the particle size, before and after coating to be in the range of 45 to 90 nm. The saturation magnetization is found to be 16.8 emu/gm.
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