A facile route to carbon-coated nickel-based metal nanoparticles

A novel facile route with the features of low-energy consumption and cheap nontoxic source materials was designed to prepare nickel-based metals such as Ni and FeNi and carbon core/shell nanostructures at room temperature and ambient pressure

Guo-Xing Zhu; Xian-Wen Wei; Shan Jiang

2007

Scholarcy highlights

  • A novel facile route with the features of low-energy consumption and cheap nontoxic source materials was designed to prepare nickel-based metals such as Ni and FeNi and carbon core/shell nanostructures at room temperature and ambient pressure
  • The Ni/C and FeNi/C core/shell nanostructures were characterized by X-ray powder diffraction, transmission electron microscopy, high-resolution transmission electron microscopy, energy-dispersive X-ray spectrometry, Raman spectroscopy, infrared spectroscopy and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy
  • The magnetic properties and oxidative resistance of Ni/C core/shell nanostructures have been investigated by vibrating sample magnetometry
  • It was found that the Ni/C core/shell nanostructures showed excellent magnetic properties compared with those of Ni/C obtained by other methods and had high stability
  • A facile route to carbon-coated nickel-based metal nanoparticles

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