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Nowadays, metal oxide-based electromagnetic wave absorbing materials have aroused widely attentions in the application of telecommunication and electronics due to their selectable mechanical and outstanding dielectric properties. Herein, the binary ZnO/NiCo2O4 nanoparticles were successfully synthesized via hydrothermal reaction and the electromagnetic wave absorption properties of the composites were investigated in detail. As a result, benefiting from the dielectric loss, the as-obtained ZnO/NiCo2O4-7 samples possessed a minimum reflection loss value of -33.49 dB at 18.0 GHz with the thickness of 4.99 mm. This work indicates that ZnO/NiCo2O4 composites have the promising candidate applications in electromagnetic wave absorption materials in the future.


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Enhanced electromagnetic wave absorption property of binary ZnO/NiCo2O4 composites

Show Author's information Bin DU( )Mei CAIXuan WANGJunjie QIANChao HEAnze SHUI
School of Materials Science and Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou 510641, China

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Nowadays, metal oxide-based electromagnetic wave absorbing materials have aroused widely attentions in the application of telecommunication and electronics due to their selectable mechanical and outstanding dielectric properties. Herein, the binary ZnO/NiCo2O4 nanoparticles were successfully synthesized via hydrothermal reaction and the electromagnetic wave absorption properties of the composites were investigated in detail. As a result, benefiting from the dielectric loss, the as-obtained ZnO/NiCo2O4-7 samples possessed a minimum reflection loss value of -33.49 dB at 18.0 GHz with the thickness of 4.99 mm. This work indicates that ZnO/NiCo2O4 composites have the promising candidate applications in electromagnetic wave absorption materials in the future.

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ZnO particles, dielectric loss, magnetic loss, electromagnetic wave absorption
Received: 31 December 2020 Revised: 23 February 2021 Accepted: 20 March 2021 Published: 05 August 2021 Issue date: August 2021
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Received: 31 December 2020
Revised: 23 February 2021
Accepted: 20 March 2021
Published: 05 August 2021
Issue date: August 2021

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This work was supported by the project funded by China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (2018M643074 and 2019T120728), the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (2019MS002), and the Foundation for the National Defense Key Laboratory (6142907180302).

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