The potential for nanoparticles in biological, chemical, and industrial areas is infinite. Researchers are constantly working on finding new applications of nanoparticles.
This article discusses the properties and applications of manganese zinc iron oxide nanoparticles. Manganese is a Block D, Period 4 element, zinc is a Block D, Period 4 element, iron is a Block D, Period 4 element, and oxygen is a Block P, Period 2 element.
Manganese zinc iron oxide nanoparticles have a spinel structure and a high surface area, and they appear in a black powder form.
The chemical properties of manganese zinc iron oxide nanoparticles are outlined in the following table.
||Manganese [Ar] 3d54s2
Iron [Ar] 3d64s2
Zinc [Ar] 3d10 4s2
Oxygen [He] 2s2 2p4
The physical properties of manganese zinc iron oxide nanoparticles are given in the following table.
The thermal properties of manganese zinc iron oxide nanoparticles are provided in the table below.
The key applications of manganese zinc iron oxide nanoparticles are as anti-microbial, antibiotic and anti-fungal agents when added in bandages, nanofibers, nanowires, coatings, plastics, alloys and textiles. They can also be used in power electronics and RF components.