Synthesizing Antiferromagnetic α-Fe2O3–rGO Discs: Their Magnetic and Magneto-Optical Properties

Kurilova, A.V., Sokolov, A.E., Sukhachev, A.L., (...), Baranov, M.A., Dubavik, A.Y.// Bulletin of the Russian Academy of Sciences: Physics//

A comprehensive study is performed of the properties of hybrid structures of iron oxide and reduced graphene oxide α-Fe2O3/rGO synthesized via “wet mixing.” It is shown that hematite nanoparticles with a comparatively uniform distribution can be encapsulated in graphene layers, and the way of preparing precursors is of critical importance in shaping the magneto-optical properties of α-Fe2O3/rGO hybrid structures.