Preparation and magnetisation of a silica-magnetite inverse ferrofluid

B.J. de Gans, C. Blom, J. Mellema, A.P. Philipse

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We introduce an ‘inverse ferrofluid’ comprising sterically stabilized, colloidal silica spheres and oleic acid stabilized magnetite particles. The preparation is described as well as magnetisation measurements which turns out to be a linear function of the silica volume fraction.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)11-13
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of magnetism and magnetic materials
Issue number1-3
Publication statusPublished - 1999


  • IR-73505
  • Magnetisation measurements
  • METIS-129015
  • Inverse ferrofluids
  • Silica
  • Magnetic holes

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