Table 1

Reaction parameters used in synthesis of monodisperse iron oxide NPs
Run Precursora(mmol) Surfactantb(mmol) Solventc(mL) Temperature (°C) Time (min) NP diameter (nm)
1 6 9 18 300 60 4.5 ± 0.4
2 6 9 18 290 120 8.1 ± 0.5
3 6 9 18 320 120 10.1 ± 1.0
4 6 18 18 320 150 13.1 ± 0.8
5 6 9 18 360 60 15.3 ± 0.9
6 6 18 18 340 120 20.4 ± 1.1

aPrecursors used: runs 1–5, iron–oleate complex and run 6, iron-linoelate complex

bSurfactant used: runs 1–5, oleic acids and run 6, linoleic acids

cSolvent used: run 1, Oleylacohol; run 2, Benzyl ether; runs 3–4, ODE; run 5, Tri-octylamine; and run 6, 1-eicosane

Chen et al.

Chen et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2009 4:1343-1350   doi:10.1007/s11671-009-9403-x

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