Formation mechanism of metal embedded amorphous silicate nanoparticles by induction thermal plasmas

M. Tanaka, J. Noda, T. Watanabe, J. Matsuno, A. Tsuchiyama

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The purpose of this paper was to synthesize metal embedded amorphous silicate nanoparticles by induction thermal plasmas. Powder of Fe, Ni, Sn, and Zn were used as precursor as well as SiO2 and MgO. In the case of Fe, Ni, and Sn, metal embedded nanoparticles were successfully synthesized. While most of Zn nanoparticles were attached on the surface of the amorphous silicate nanoparticles. Internal rate of each metal in the synthesized nanoparticles and nucleation temperature were evaluated to understand the formation mechanism of the metal embedded amorphous silicate nanoparticles. Results indicated that the relationship between the nucleation temperature of silicon and the melting temperature of each metal has important role on the metal embedded nanoparticles formation.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012025
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2014
Event26th Symposium on Plasma Sciences for Materials, SPSM 2013 - Fukuoka, Japan
Duration: Sep 23 2013Sep 24 2013


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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