Gajapathy, D and Patil, KC (1983) Mixed Metal Oxalate Hydrazinates as Compound Precursors to Spinel Ferrites. In: Materials Chemistry and Physics, 9 (4). pp. 423-438.
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Mixed metal oxalate hydrazinates $MFe_2(C_2O_4)_3(N_2H_4)_6$ where M = Mn, Co, Ni, Zn have been prepared, characterised and investigated as compound precursors to spinel ferrites, $MFe_2O_4$. These precursors decompose exothermically at very low temperatures $(130^0 – 250^0C)$ to yield ferrites of large surface area. These compound precursors exhibit autocatalytic behaviour, ie. once ignited combustion is self sustained. Characterisation of the precursors and the combustion products has been done using chemical analysis, infrared and Mössbauer spectra and X-ray diffraction.
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|Department/Centre:||Division of Chemical Sciences > Inorganic & Physical Chemistry|
|Date Deposited:||26 Jun 2008|
|Last Modified:||19 Sep 2010 04:46|
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