Magnetic Properties of Ni-Zn Ferrites by Citrate Gel Method


Ni-Zn ferrite with a nominal composition of Ni1-xZnxFe2O4 (x = 0, 0.2, 0.6, 0.8, 0.9) are prepared by citrate gel method and characterized by X-ray diffraction. Magnetic properties of all samples are obtained by using VSM (Vibrating Sample Magnetometer) in the range of 10 Koe. The saturation magnetization values of the samples are carried out from the B-H loop. The effect of composition on saturation magnetization and magnetic moment are studied in this paper. The results showed that Saturation magnetization and magnetic moment values increases gradually as Zn2+ composition increases, it reaches maximum value 70.28 emu/gm for (x = 0.6) and decreases further with increasing Zn2+ composition.

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K. Krishna, K. Kumar, C. Ravindernathgupta and D. Ravinder, "Magnetic Properties of Ni-Zn Ferrites by Citrate Gel Method," Advances in Materials Physics and Chemistry, Vol. 2 No. 3, 2012, pp. 149-154. doi: 10.4236/ampc.2012.23022.

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