This invention relates to a multifunctional nanocomposite comprising at least two components
- a superparamagnetic component of Fe3O4 nanoparticles (b) a semiconducting component of ZnO; wherein, the superparamagnetic component (a) comprising Fe3O4 nanoparticles are embedded into the porous network of semiconducting component (b) comprising ZnO nanoassembly thereby forming Fe3O4-ZnO magnetic semiconductor nanocomposites (MSN). This invention also relates to a method of synthesizing the Fe3O4-ZnO magnetic semiconductor nanocomposites.
Indian patent application no. 3362/MUM/2011
Inventors: Direndara Bahadur, Sarika Singh, Kanhu Charan Barick