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 ANP  Vol.9 No.2 , May 2020
Influenced of Cu2+ Doped on Structural, Morphological and Optical Properties of Zn-Mg-Fe2O4 Ferrite Prepared by Sol-Gel Method
Abstract: The Zn0.5CuxMg0.5-xFe2O4 (where x = 0.0, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3 and 0.4) was prepared by sol-gel route and characterized in detail in terms of their structural, morphological, elemental and optical properties as a function of Cu concentration. X-ray diffractometer (XRD) results confirmed the formation of cubic spinel-type structure with average crystallized size in the range of 30.56 to 40.58 nm. Lattice parameter was found to decrease with Cu concentration due to the smaller ionic radius of Cu2+ ion. The HR-SEM images show morphology of the samples as prismatic shaped particles in agglomeration. The elemental dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy (EDX) confirmed the elemental composition of the as-prepared spinel ferrite material with respect to the initial concentration of the synthetic composition used for the material. The Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy confirmed the formation of spinel ferrite and showed the characteristics absorption bands around 463, 618, 876, 1116, 1442, 1622 and 2911 cm-1. The energy band gap was calculated for the samples were found to be in the range of 4.87 to 5.30 eV.
Cite this paper: Ali, B. , Alsabah, Y. , Siddig, M. , Elbadawi, A. , Ahmed, A. , Mirghni, A. (2020) Influenced of Cu2+ Doped on Structural, Morphological and Optical Properties of Zn-Mg-Fe2O4 Ferrite Prepared by Sol-Gel Method. Advances in Nanoparticles, 9, 49-58. doi: 10.4236/anp.2020.92004.
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