Formation and Structure of Magnetic Spinel Ferrite Nanoparticles

PhD defence, Thursday 14 June 2018, Henrik Lyder Andersen.

2018.06.14 | Trine Berndt Turtiainen Scheelke

Henrik Lyder Andersen

During his studies, Henrik Lyder Andersen researched the synthesis, structure and properties of nanostructured magnetic materials. The research has been particularly concerned with elucidating the structure-property relationship in iron‑oxide based magnetic nanoparticles prepared by flexible, scalable and eco‑friendly hydrothermal synthesis pathways. For this purpose, Henrik has used X‑ray and neutron powder diffraction techniques in combination with structural modelling methods to investigate the atomic structure and nanostructure of the prepared materials. Furthermore, the hydrothermal formation of the nanoparticles has been followed by in situ synchrotron diffraction techniques yielding information about the nucleation mechanisms and crystallization dynamics in play.

The PhD degree was completed at the Center for Materials Crystallography, Department of Chemistry and Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO), Science and Technology, Aarhus University.

This résumé was prepared by the PhD student.

Time: Thursday 14 June 2018 at 13.15
Place: 1593-012, iNANO Auditorium, Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center, Aarhus University
Title of PhD thesis: X‑ray and neutron powder diffraction studies of advanced functional materials – Synthesis, structure and properties

Contact information:
Henrik Lyder Andersen, e-mail:, tel.: +45 29250022
Members of the assessment committee:
Professor Norberto Masciocchi, Dipartimento di Scienza e Alta Tecnologia and To.Sca.Lab, Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, 22100 Como, Italy
Dr. Lars Fahl Lundegaard, Haldor Topsøe A/S, DK-2800, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
Professor Liv Hornekær, iNANO and Department of Physics & Astronomy, Aarhus University, DK
Main supervisor:
Associate Professor Mogens Christensen, iNANO and Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University, DK
Language: The PhD dissertation will be defended in English

The defence is public.
The PhD thesis is available for reading at the Graduate School of Science and Technology/GSST,
Ny Munkegade 120, building 1520, rooms 128-134, 8000 Aarhus C.

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