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Anisotropy distributions in nanoparticles for magnetic hyperthermia applications

Lloyd, David C (2015) Anisotropy distributions in nanoparticles for magnetic hyperthermia applications. MSc by research thesis, University of York.

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Abstract

A model of magnetic hyperthermia for which hysteresis heating is the dominant mechanism is presented in the context of medical applications. A ferrofluid is characterised physically and magnetically. TEM images are used to calculate a shape anisotropy distribution and the effect of distributed anisotropy on hysteresis heating is demonstrated. Temperature decay of remanence measurements are then presented for an indirect calculation of the median blocking temperature and the effective anisotropy.

Item Type: Thesis (MSc by research)
Keywords: magnetism nanoparticles hyperthermia ferrofluid
Academic Units: The University of York > Physics (York)
Depositing User: Mr David C Lloyd
Date Deposited: 28 May 2015 15:21
Last Modified: 28 May 2015 15:21
URI: http://etheses.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/9005

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