7-11 July 2014
Africa/Johannesburg timezone
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X-Ray characterization of Fe and Cu doped CdO nanoparticles by ball mill method

8 Jul 2014, 17:10
1h 50m
D Ring ground level

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Board: A.445
Poster Presentation Track A - Division for Physics of Condensed Matter and Materials Poster1

Speaker

Mr Rasitilo Makgobela (Universsity of Limpopo)

Level for award<br>&nbsp;(Hons, MSc, <br> &nbsp; PhD)?

MSc

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The doped and undoped cadmium oxide (CdO) nanoparticles were successfully synthesized using high energy ball mill method. Different percentages (5, 10 and 15) of Fe (respectively Cu) metals were added to the CdO compound, and the resulting compound was ball milled using steel balls and vials. The particle size, size distribution and microstructural evolution were characterized using of X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM). The particle sizes of the powders were found to be of nanometer size and were changing with doping concentration. SEM micrographs show that the powders are compact and dense. Ultraviolet visible (UV-Vis) and Photoluminescence (PL) studies are underway.

Would you like to <br> submit a short paper <br> for the Conference <br> Proceedings (Yes / No)?

Yes

Apply to be<br> considered for a student <br> &nbsp; award (Yes / No)?

No

Main supervisor (name and email)<br>and his / her institution

Rammutla KE, erasmus.rammutla@ul.ac.za
Mosuang TE, thuto.mosuang@ul.ac.za

Primary author

Mr Rasitilo Makgobela (Universsity of Limpopo)

Co-author

Prof. Koena Rammutla (University of Limpopo)

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