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Nickel Ferrite Nanoparticles

Nickel Ferrite Nanoparticles

                                            Nickel Ferrite Nanoparticles
Product No NRE-4011
CAS No. 12168-54-6
Formula NiFe2O4
APS <100nm  (Can be Customized)
Purity 99.99%
Color brown
Molecular Weight 234.381 g/mol
Density 5.368 g/cm3
Melting Point  1,955 °C
Boiling Point NA

Nickel Ferrite Nanoparticles

Nickel Ferrite Nanoparticles have a wide range of applications due to their unique magnetic and electrical properties. Here are some of the notable applications:

Magnetic Materials: NiFe2O4 nanoparticles are used in the production of magnetic materials such as ferrofluids, which are stable colloidal suspensions of magnetic nanoparticles in a carrier fluid. These fluids find applications in various industries, including electronics, medicine, and engineering.

Data Storage: They are used in the manufacturing of high-density magnetic recording media for hard drives, tapes, and other data storage devices due to their magnetic properties.

Catalysis: NiFe2O4 nanoparticles have been studied for their catalytic activity in various chemical reactions. They can be used as catalysts in processes like the degradation of organic pollutants and hydrogen generation through water splitting.

Biomedical Applications: In the field of medicine, NiFe2O4 nanoparticles can be used for targeted drug delivery and as contrast agents in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). They can also be employed in hyperthermia therapy, a treatment that involves heating specific areas of the body to destroy cancer cells.

Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding: NiFe2O4 nanoparticles are incorporated into composite materials to enhance their electromagnetic interference shielding properties. This is important for applications where electronic devices need to be protected from external electromagnetic interference.

Microwave Absorption: NiFe2O4 nanoparticles are used in microwave-absorbing materials to reduce microwave radiation and improve microwave absorption in various electronic devices, including radar systems.

Sensors: NiFe2O4 nanoparticles are employed in gas sensors and biosensors. They can be functionalized to selectively interact with specific molecules or gases, making them useful for detecting analytes in various environments.

Energy Storage: NiFe2O4 nanoparticles have potential applications in energy storage devices like supercapacitors and lithium-ion batteries. Their unique properties can contribute to improved energy storage and conversion efficiency.

Water Treatment: These nanoparticles can be used in water treatment processes to remove heavy metal ions and other contaminants due to their adsorption and magnetic separation capabilities.

Photocatalysis: NiFe2O4 nanoparticles can be used in photocatalytic processes to harness solar energy for water purification and hydrogen production.

Antenna Miniaturization: In the field of telecommunications, nickel ferrite nanoparticles are utilized in miniaturized antennas and microwave devices due to their ability to enhance antenna performance.

Electrochemical Sensors: They can be employed in electrochemical sensors for detecting various analytes, including glucose, environmental pollutants, and biomolecules.