Chapter 2. Structures of Magnetic Nanoparticles and Their Self-Assembly

  1. Prof. Marie-Paule Pileni
  1. Zhong L. Wang,
  2. Yong Ding and
  3. Jing Li

Published Online: 9 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527607587.ch2

Nanocrystals Forming Mesoscopic Structures

Nanocrystals Forming Mesoscopic Structures

How to Cite

Wang, Z. L., Ding, Y. and Li, J. (2005) Structures of Magnetic Nanoparticles and Their Self-Assembly, in Nanocrystals Forming Mesoscopic Structures (ed M.-P. Pileni), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527607587.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Laboratoire des Matériaux Mésoscopiques et Nanomètriques, LM2N, Université P. et M. Curie, U.M.R 7070, BP 52, 4 Place Jussieu, 75005 Paris, France

Author Information

  1. School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332-0245, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 26 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527311705

Online ISBN: 9783527607587



  • nanocrystals;
  • structures of magnetic nanoparticles;
  • self-assembly;
  • phase identification of nanoparticles;
  • determining nanoparticle shapes and surfaces;
  • multiply twinned FePt nanoparticles;
  • phase transformation and coalescence of nanoparticles;
  • self-assembled nanoarchitectures of Fe3O4 nanoparticles


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Phase Identification of Nanoparticles

    • Core–Shell Nanoparticles

    • FePt/Fe3Pt Nanocomposites

  • Determining the Nanoparticle Shapes and Surfaces

    • The Shape of Fe3O4 Nanoparticles

    • The Shapes of FePt Nanoparticles

  • Multiply Twinned FePt Nanoparticles

  • Phase Transformation and Coalescence of Nanoparticles

  • Self-Assembled Nanoarchitectures of Fe3O4 Nanoparticles

  • Summary