A Review on Synthesis and Characterizations of Mixed Nickel-Zinc Ferrites


A Review on Synthesis and Characterizations of Mixed Nickel-Zinc Ferrites

Arminder Kaur, Pankaj Sharma, Sumit Bhardwaj, Munish Kumar, Indu Sharma, Khalid Mujasam Batoo, Gagan Kumar

Nanotechnology, when this word comes in mind, it gives deep thought of new development in communication, medical science, intelligent transport system and many more. Ferrites nanoparticles have great significance owing to their amazing chemical and physical properties. In modern era we are developing materials for microwave applications and communication devices. Before the discovery of semiconductor memory chips, ferrites were the major form for electronic memory used in computers. Scientist have been studying and working with nanoparticles in magnetically guided drug delivery. The reactivity of material increases by the use of nanoparticles of that material. The dielectric characteristics of ferrites lean on diverse factors for instance methods of preparations and chemical composition. In various studies it has been found that their conductivity has dependence on temperature, composition and frequency. Among the various kinds of ferrites, Ni–Zn ferrites are viewed as the most adaptable ferrites as a result of their novel characteristics for applications at high frequency. The Ni-Zn ferrites are exploited as core materials in a variety of EM devices as well as have broad range of industrial applications e.g. inductors, microwave devices, power supplies, high and low frequency transformer cores, electromagnetic interference (EMI) suppressions and antenna rods. These broad ranges of applications are owing to their high resistivity, low eddy currents, high saturation magnetization, chemical stability and high Curie temperature. In view of this, the present chapter deals with the research progress on nickel-zinc ferrites in the bulk as well as nano size.

Ni-Zn Ferrites, Dielectric Constant, Saturation Magnetization

Published online , 29 pages

Citation: Arminder Kaur, Pankaj Sharma, Sumit Bhardwaj, Munish Kumar, Indu Sharma, Khalid Mujasam Batoo, Gagan Kumar, A Review on Synthesis and Characterizations of Mixed Nickel-Zinc Ferrites, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 112, pp 189-217, 2021

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21741/9781644901595-5

Part of the book on Ferrite

[1] A. Hagfeldt, M. Graetzel, Light-induced redox reactions in nanocrystalline systems, Chemical reviews, 95 (1995) 49-68.
[2] T. Abraham, Economics of ceramic magnet, American Ceramic Society Bulletin, 73 (1994) 62-65.
[3] K.K. Kefeni, B.B. Mamba, T.A. Msagati, Application of spinel ferrite nanoparticles in water and wastewater treatment: a review, Separation and Purification Technology, 188 (2017) 399-422.
[4] P. Dhiman, T. Mehta, A. Kumar, G. Sharma, M. Naushad, T. Ahamad, G.T. Mola, Mg0. 5NixZn0.5-xFe2O4 spinel as a sustainable magnetic nano-photocatalyst with dopant driven band shifting and reduced recombination for visible and solar degradation of Reactive Blue-19, Advanced Powder Technology, (2020).
[5] Ü. Özgür, Y. Alivov, H. Morkoç, Microwave ferrites, part 1: fundamental properties, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 20 (2009) 789-834.
[6] R.C. Pullar, Hexagonal ferrites: a review of the synthesis, properties and applications of hexaferrite ceramics, Progress in Materials Science, 57 (2012) 1191-1334.
[7] F. Hezam, N.O. Khalifa, O. Nur, M. Mustafa, Synthesis and magnetic properties of Ni0.5MgxZn0.5-xFe2O4 (0.0≤ x≤ 0.5) nanocrystalline spinel ferrites, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 257 (2021) 123770.
[8] J.P.K. Chintala, S. Kaushik, M.C. Varma, G. Choudary, K. Rao, An Accurate Low Temperature Cation Distribution of Nano Ni-Zn Ferrite Having a Very High Saturation Magnetization, Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism, 34 (2021) 149-156.
[9] R. Verma, S. Kane, P. Tiwari, S. Modak, T. Tatarchuk, F. Mazaleyrat, Ni addition induced modification of structural, magnetic properties and antistructural modeling of Zn1-xNixFe2O4 (x= 0.0-1.0) nanoferrites, Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 674 (2018) 130-141.
[10] S. Kumar MV, G. Shankarmurthy, E. Melagiriyappa, A. Rao, K. Nagaraja, Cation distribution and magnetic properties of Gd+ 3-substituted Ni-Zn nano-ferrites, Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism, 33 (2020) 2821-2827.
[11] D. Venkatesh, B.V. Prasad, K. Ramesh, M. Ramesh, Magnetic Properties of Cu 2+ Substituted Ni–Zn Nano-Crystalline Ferrites Synthesized in Citrate-Gel Route, Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials, (2019) 1-10.
[12] S.A. Jadhav, S.B. Somvanshi, M.V. Khedkar, S.R. Patade, K. Jadhav, Magneto-structural and photocatalytic behavior of mixed Ni–Zn nano-spinel ferrites: visible light-enabled active photodegradation of rhodamine B, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 31 (2020) 11352-11365.
[13] X. Zhou, Y. Li, Q. Huang, Preparation of Ti3C2Tx/NiZn Ferrite Hybrids with Improved Electromagnetic Properties, Materials, 13 (2020) 820.
[14] P.A. Rao, V. Raghavendra, B. Suryanarayana, T. Paulos, N. Murali, P.P. Varma, R.G. Prasad, Y. Ramakrishna, K. Chandramouli, Cadmium substitution effect on structural, electrical and magnetic properties of Ni-Zn nano ferrites, Results in Physics, 19 (2020) 103487.
[15] A. Bajorek, C. Berger, M. Dulski, P. Łopadczak, M. Zubko, K. Prusik, M. Wojtyniak, A. Chrobak, F. Grasset, N. Randrianantoandro, Microstructural and magnetic characterization of Ni0.5Zn0.5Fe2O4 ferrite nanoparticles, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 129 (2019) 1-21.
[16] M.S. Kumar, G. Shankarmurthy, E. Melagiriyappa, K. Nagaraja, H. Jayanna, M. Telenkov, Induced effects of Zn+ 2 on the transport and complex impedance properties of Gadolinium substituted nickel-zinc nano ferrites, Journal of magnetism and Magnetic materials, 478 (2019) 12-19.
[17] T. Dippong, E.-A. Levei, I.G. Deac, F. Goga, O. Cadar, Investigation of structural and magnetic properties of NixZn1-xFe2O4/SiO2 (0≤ x≤ 1) spinel-based nanocomposites, Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 144 (2019) 104713.
[18] M.M. Kothawale, R. Tangsali, G. Naik, J. Budkuley, Enhancement of magnetization and tailoring of blocking temperatures of nano-Ni–Zn ferrite powder synthesized using microwave-assisted combustion method, Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism, 32 (2019) 373-379.
[19] S. Kumar, J. Singh, H. Kaur, H. Singh, H.S. Dosanjh, Microstructural and magnetic properties of Zn substituted nickel ferrite synthesised by facile solution combustion method, Micro & Nano Letters, 14 (2019) 727-731.
[20] V.K. Mande, J.S. Kounsalye, S. Vyawahare, K. Jadhav, Effect of γ-radiation on structural, morphological, magnetic and dielectric properties of Zn–Cr substituted nickel ferrite nanoparticles, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 30 (2019) 56-68.
[21] S. Ikram, J. Jacob, M.I. Arshad, K. Mahmood, A. Ali, N. Sabir, N. Amin, S. Hussain, Tailoring the structural, magnetic and dielectric properties of Ni-Zn-CdFe2O4 spinel ferrites by the substitution of lanthanum ions, Ceramics International, 45 (2019) 3563-3569.
[22] M. Kuru, T.Ş. Kuru, S. Bağcı, The role of the calcium concentration effect on the structural and dielectric properties of mixed Ni–Zn ferrites, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 30 (2019) 5438-5453.
[23] A. Pathania, P. Thakur, A.V. Trukhanov, S.V. Trukhanov, L.V. Panina, U. Lüders, A. Thakur, Development of tungsten doped Ni-Zn nano-ferrites with fast response and recovery time for hydrogen gas sensing application, Results in Physics, 15 (2019) 102531.
[24] K. Ramakrishna, C. Srinivas, C. Prajapat, S.S. Meena, M. Mehar, D. Potukuchi, D. Sastry, Structural and magnetic investigations: Study of magnetocrystalline anisotropy and magnetic behavior of 0.1% Cu2+ substituted Ni–Zn ferrite nanoparticles, Ceramics International, 44 (2018) 1193-1200.
[25] J.-L. Mattei, D. Souriou, A. Chevalier, Magnetic and dielectric properties in the UHF frequency band of half-dense Ni-Zn-Co ferrites ceramics with Fe-excess and Fe-deficiency, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 447 (2018) 9-14.
[26] M.M. Ismail, N.A. Jaber, Structural and elastic properties of nickel–zinc ferrite nano-particles doped with lithium, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, 40 (2018) 1-8.
[27] M.S. Kumar, G. Shankarmurthy, E. Melagiriyappa, K. Nagaraja, A.R. Lamani, B. Harish, Dielectric and magnetic properties of high porous Gd+ 3 substituted nickel zinc ferrite nanoparticles, Materials Research Express, 5 (2018) 046109.
[28] M. Anupama, N. Srinatha, S. Matteppanavar, B. Angadi, B. Sahoo, B. Rudraswamy, Effect of Zn substitution on the structural and magnetic properties of nanocrystalline NiFe2O4 ferrites, Ceramics International, 44 (2018) 4946-4954.
[29] T. Taha, S. Elrabaie, M. Attia, Green synthesis, structural, magnetic, and dielectric characterization of NiZnFe2O4/C nanocomposite, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 29 (2018) 18493-18501.
[30] A. Pathania, S. Bhardwaj, S.S. Thakur, J.-L. Mattei, P. Queffelec, L.V. Panina, P. Thakur, A. Thakur, Investigation of structural, optical, magnetic and electrical properties of tungsten doped NiZn nano-ferrites, Physica B: Condensed Matter, 531 (2018) 45-50.
[31] M. Islam, M. Hasan, A.A. Hossain, Enhancement of initial permeability and reduction of loss factor in Zn substituted nanocrystalline Li0.35− 0.5xNi0. 3ZnxFe2. 35− 0.5 xO4, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 424 (2017) 108-114.
[32] S. Dalawai, T. Shinde, A. Gadkari, N. Tarwal, J. Jang, P. Vasambekar, Influence of Sn 4+ on Structural and DC Electrical Resistivity of Ni-Zn Ferrite Thick Films, Journal of Electronic Materials, 46 (2017) 1427-1438.
[33] M. Ashtar, A. Munir, M. Anis-ur-Rehman, A. Maqsood, Effect of chromium substitution on the dielectric properties of mixed Ni-Zn ferrite prepared by WOWS sol–gel technique, Materials Research Bulletin, 79 (2016) 14-21.
[34] A. Thakur, P. Kumar, P. Thakur, K. Rana, A. Chevalier, J.-L. Mattei, P. Queffelec, Enhancement of magnetic properties of Ni0. 5Zn0. 5Fe2O4 nanoparticles prepared by the co-precipitation method, Ceramics International, 42 (2016) 10664-10670.
[35] M. Veena, A. Somashekarappa, G. Shankaramurthy, H. Jayanna, H. Somashekarappa, Effect of 60Co gamma irradiation on dielectric and complex impedance properties of Dy3+ substituted Ni–Zn nanoferrites, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 419 (2016) 375-385.
[36] G. Kumar, A. Kumar, R. Kotnala, K.M. Batoo, M. Singh, Investigation of structural, magnetic and Mössbauer properties of Co2+ and Cu2+ substituted Ni–Zn nanoferrites, Ceramics International, 42 (2016) 4993-5000.
[37] J. Ghodake, R.C. Kambale, T. Shinde, P. Maskar, S. Suryavanshi, Magnetic and microwave absorbing properties of Co2+ substituted nickel–zinc ferrites with the emphasis on initial permeability studies, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 401 (2016) 938-942.
[38] F. Liu, C. Yang, T. Ren, L. Liu, H. Feng, A. Wang, H. Long, J. Yu, Fully integrated ferrite-based inductors for RF ICs, in: The 13th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems, 2005. Digest of Technical Papers. TRANSDUCERS’05., IEEE, 2005, pp. 895-898.
[39] Y.K. Fetisov, A.A. Bush, K.E. Kamentsev, A.Y. Ostashchenko, G. Srinivasan, Ferrite-piezoelectric multilayers for magnetic field sensors, IEEE Sensors Journal, 6 (2006) 935-938.
[40] M. Pardavi-Horvath, Microwave applications of soft ferrites, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 215 (2000) 171-183.
[41] H. Montiel, G. Alvarez, I. Betancourt, R. Zamorano, R. Valenzuela, Correlations between low-field microwave absorption and magnetoimpedance in Co-based amorphous ribbons, Applied Physics Letters, 86 (2005) 072503.
[42] V. Zaspalis, V. Tsakaloudi, E. Papazoglou, M. Kolenbrander, R. Guenther, P. Van Der Valk, Development of a new MnZn-ferrite soft magnetic material for high temperature power applications, Journal of Electroceramics, 13 (2004) 585-591.
[43] F. Amalou, E.L. Bornand, M.A. Gijs, Batch-type millimeter-size transformers for miniaturized power applications, IEEE transactions on Magnetics, 37 (2001) 2999-3003.
[44] G. Stojanovic, M. Damnjanovic, V. Desnica, L. Zivanov, R. Raghavendra, P. Bellew, N. Mcloughlin, High-performance zig-zag and meander inductors embedded in ferrite material, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 297 (2006) 76-83.
[45] Z. Li, L. Guoqing, L. Chen, W. Yuping, C. Ong, Co 2+ Ti 4+ substituted Z-type barium ferrite with enhanced imaginary permeability and resonance frequency, Journal of applied Physics, 99 (2006) 063905.
[46] T.C. Yeh, W. Zhang, S.T. Ildstad, C. Ho, In vivo dynamic MRI tracking of rat T‐cells labeled with superparamagnetic iron‐oxide particles, Magnetic resonance in medicine, 33 (1995) 200-208.
[47] T. Matsunaga, S. Kamiya, Use of magnetic particles isolated from magnetotactic bacteria for enzyme immobilization, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 26 (1987) 328-332.