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Separated Sm-Co hard nanoparticles by an optimization of mechanochemical processes

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4 Author(s)
Zheng, Liyun ; College of Equipment Manufacture, Hebei University of Engineering, Handan, Hebei 056038 People’s Republic of China ; Cui, Baozhi ; Li, Wanfeng ; Hadjipanayis, George C.

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Sm-Co hard nanoparticles have been synthesized by a modified mechanochemical processing. The phases, microstructure, particle sizes and magnetic properties of the synthesized Sm-Co nanoparticles have been investigated. The results showed that the precursors and milling times had great effects on the structure and magnetic properties of the synthesized Sm-Co nanoparticles. It is interesting to find that either Sm2Co7, SmCo5 or Sm2Co17 hard single phases can be obtained by manipulating the amount and ratio of starting materials of Sm2O3 and Co. After the mixture of Sm2O3, Co, Ca, and CaO powders were milled for 2–12 h, no Sm-Co based hard phases was formed, whereas the Sm-Co hard nanocrystallites were formed by a subsequent annealing at 650 °C for 1 h. The maximum coercivities of the synthesized Sm2Co7, SmCo5, and Sm2Co17 were 37.1, 35.5, and 10.8 kOe, respectively. Separated Sm2Co17 nanoparticles were obtained after washing the annealed powder with a solution of acetic acid aqueous solution. The washed Sm2Co17 particles were single crystals and had an average particle size of 81 nm.

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Journal of Applied Physics  (Volume:111 ,  Issue: 7 )