Special Issue "Magnetism of Metal and Metal-Oxide Nanoparticles"

A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 June 2020.

Special Issue Editors

Prof. Dr. Maria Luisa Fdez-Gubieda
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Guest Editor
Universidad del País Vasco, Leioa, Spain
Interests: nanomagnetism; magnetic materials; magnetic nanostructures; synchrotron radiation techniques; magnetotactic bacteria; biomagnetism
Dr. Ana García Prieto
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Guest Editor
Universidad del País Vasco, Leioa, Spain
Interests: nanomagnetism; magnetotactic bacteria; biomedical applications of magnetic nanostructures; x-ray absorption spectroscopy

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Magnetic properties of materials change drastically as the size decreases to the nanoscale. Understanding the new magnetic phenomena arising at the nanoscale constitutes not only an exciting field of fundamental research, but also an essential step towards the potential applications of these nanoparticles in diverse fields, such as life sciences, data storage or energy applications.

This Special Issue of Nanomaterials is devoted to covering the recent advances on magnetic nanoparticles of metals and metal–oxide nanoparticles focused on potential biomedical applications. In this way, this issue will concern topics spanning from new preparation methods and characterization of magnetic nanoparticulate systems (e.g., magnetic fluids, nanoparticle-based architectures, bioinspired and biosynthesized magnetic nanoparticles, matrix-embedded nanoparticles) and the study of their associated magnetic phenomena (e.g., collective phenomena, relaxation processes, magnetic anisotropy), focused towards an understanding and optimized performance of the systems in biomedical uses (e.g., magnetic drug delivery, magnetic hyperthermia, magnetic particle imaging).

Prof. Dr. Maria Luisa Fdez-Gubieda
Dr. Ana García Prieto
Guest Editors

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Keywords

  • Characterization of magnetic nanoparticles
  • Nanoscale magnetism
  • Finite-size effects
  • Biomedical applications
  • Magnetic hyperthermia
  • Magnetic drug delivery
  • Magnetic particle imaging

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Micromagnetic Simulations of Chaotic Ferromagnetic Nanofiber Networks
Nanomaterials 2020, 10(4), 738; https://doi.org/10.3390/nano10040738 - 12 Apr 2020
Abstract
Electrospinning can be used to create nanofibers with diameters of typically a few tens to a few hundred nanometers. While pure polymers are often electrospun, it is also possible to use polymer blends or to include nanoparticles. In this way, e.g., magnetic nanofiber [...] Read more.
Electrospinning can be used to create nanofibers with diameters of typically a few tens to a few hundred nanometers. While pure polymers are often electrospun, it is also possible to use polymer blends or to include nanoparticles. In this way, e.g., magnetic nanofiber networks can be created with a certain diameter distribution, random fiber orientations, and random crossing positions and angles. Here we present for the first time micromagnetic simulations of small parts of stochastically oriented nanofiber networks. Magnetization reversal mechanisms are investigated for different local spatial distributions; mutual influences of neighboring magnetic fibers due to dipolar interactions are depicted. This study serves as a base for the possible use of such stochastic nanofiber networks in the research area of neuro-inspired materials. Full article
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Magnetism of Metal and Metal-Oxide Nanoparticles)
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