Iron is an abundant and environmentally friendly element. Iron oxides are one of the most important functional materials used as magnetic materials, catalysts, pigments, etc. For example, α-Fe2O3, α-FeOOH, γ-Fe2O3, and Fe3O4 are used as red pigments, combustion catalysts, toner of copying machines, magnetic recording medium of video-tapes, and contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging, respectively.
|Title of host publication||Handbook of Metal Biotechnology|
|Subtitle of host publication||Applications for Environmental Conservation and Sustainability|
|Publisher||Pan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd.|
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 1 2011|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Materials Science(all)