Ferrimagnetic glass–ceramics are potential candidates for magnetic induction hyperthermia, which is one form of inducing deep regional hyperthermia, by using a magnetic field. The aim of this work was to analyse the influence of the amount of crystallized magnetite on the magnetic properties of glass–ceramic samples. Thus, two different ferrimagnetic glass–ceramics with the composition of the system Na2O–CaO–SiO2–P2O5–FeO–Fe2O3 were prepared by melting at 1500 _C for 30 min of the coprecipitation-derived starting products. The X-ray diffraction patterns show the presence of nanometric magnetite crystals in a glassy matrix after cooling from melting temperature. The estimated amount of crystallised magnetite varies between 20 and 45 wt.%, as a function of the chemical composition. The morphology of the crystals was studied by scanning electron micrography and transmission electron micrography. Glass transition temperature and thermal stability were investigated by differential thermal analysis. Magnetic hysteresis cycles were analysed using a vibrating sample magnetometer with a maximum applied field of 17 kOe, at room temperature, in quasi-static conditions. Calorimetric measurements were carried out using a magnetic induction furnace. The power losses estimated from calorimetric measurements under a magnetic field of 40 kA/m and 440 kHz are 65 W/g for the glass–ceramic with lower iron oxides content and 25 W/g for the glass–ceramic with higher iron oxide content.
|Titolo:||The influence of crystallised Fe3O4 on the magnetic properties of coprecipitation-derived ferrimagnetic glass-ceramics|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2005|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1016/J.ACTBIO.2005.04.007|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|