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Iron(III) acetylacetonate

≥99.9% trace metals basis

Synonym: 2,4-Pentanedione iron(III) derivative, Fe(acac)3, Ferric acetylacetonate, Iron(III) 2,4-pentanedionate



Related Categories Catalysis and Inorganic Chemistry, Chemical Synthesis, Iron, Materials Science, Micro/NanoElectronics,
assay   ≥99.9% trace metals basis
form   powder
mp   180-182 °C (dec.)(lit.)
density   5.24 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)



MOCVD precursor for highly crystalline (Zn,Fe)Fe2O4 films and magnetic property measurements of these films.1


10 g in glass bottle

50 g in poly bottle

Protocols & Applications

Chemical Synthesis of Monodisperse Magnetic Nanoparticles

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Protocols & Articles


Chemical Synthesis of Monodisperse Magnetic Nanoparticles

Magnetic nanoparticles have attracted tremendous attention due to their novel properties and their potential applications in magnetic recording, magnetic energy storage and biomedicine.1-3 Thanks to ...
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Material Matters 2009, 4.1, 14.
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High Purity Metalorganic Precursors for CPV Device Fabrication

Thin film photovoltaic devices have become increasingly important in efficiently harnessing solar energy to meet consumer demand. Conventional crystalline silicon solar cells have demonstrated remark...
Ravi Kanjolia
Material Matters Volume 5 Article 4
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Solvothermal Synthesis of Nanoparticles

Solvothermal synthesis is a method for preparing a variety of materials such as metals, semiconductors, ceramics, and polymers. The process involves the use of a solvent under moderate to high pressu...
Prof. Bonnie Gersten
Chemfiles Volume 5 Article 13
Keywords: Absorption, Applications, Ceramics, Reductions, Semiconductor, Spectra, Type

Vistas in Current Magnetic Materials Research

Magnetism and magnetic materials have been of scientific interest for over 1,000 years. More recently, fundamental investigations have focused on exploring the various types of magnetic materials and...
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