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Iron Oxide Magnetic Nanoparticles Solution

Iron Oxide Magnetic Nanoparticles Solution

Iron Oxide Magnetic Nanoparticles Solution
Product No NRE-3055
CAS No. 1317-61-9
Formula Fe3O4
APS 10 nm(TEM)
Purity 99.9%
Color Greyish Black
Molecular Weight 231.53 g/mol
Concentration 5 mg/mL
Solvent Toluene

Iron Oxide Magnetic Nanoparticles Solution

Fe3O4 nanoparticles, also known as iron (II, III) oxide nanoparticles or magnetite nanoparticles, are small particles of magnetite, a type of iron oxide. These nanoparticles have unique properties due to their small size and magnetic nature, making them useful in various applications, including medicine, environmental remediation, and electronics.

A Fe3O4 nanoparticle solution typically consists of these nanoparticles suspended in a liquid medium, such as water or a solvent. These solutions can be synthesized through various methods, including chemical precipitation, co-precipitation, and thermal decomposition.

Here are some common uses and characteristics of Fe3O4 nanoparticle solutions:

Biomedical Applications: Fe3O4 nanoparticles are often used in biomedical applications, including drug delivery, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and hyperthermia therapy. They can be functionalized with biocompatible coatings or targeting molecules to specifically target and treat diseases.

Wastewater Treatment: Fe3O4 nanoparticles can be used to remove heavy metals and organic pollutants from wastewater through adsorption and coagulation processes, helping to clean up contaminated water.

Environmental Remediation: These nanoparticles can be employed to remediate contaminated soil and groundwater, as they can help immobilize or remove various contaminants, such as heavy metals and organic compounds.

Magnetic Separation: Due to their magnetic properties, Fe3O4 nanoparticles can be used to separate and recover specific substances or cells from complex mixtures. This is particularly useful in biotechnology and analytical chemistry.

Catalysis: Fe3O4 nanoparticles have been investigated as catalysts in various chemical reactions, including the reduction of organic compounds and the synthesis of nanomaterial.

Electronics: They are used in the development of magnetic data storage devices and sensors.