Effects of Interparticle Interaction in Ferromagnetic Nanoparticle Systems
Abstract:The effect of interparticle interaction in ferromagnetic nanoparticle systems is reviewed focusing on metallic nanoparticles in an insulating host. Strong dipolar interparticle interactions may give rise to a superspin glass phase with dynamical properties radically different from the superparamagnetic relaxation displayed by non-interacting or only weakly interacting nanoparticles. Strong exchange coupling in nanoparticle systems with a volume concentration above the threshold for geometrical percolation induces ferromagnetism.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2010-09-01
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