Magnetic properties on shape memory alloys Ni2Mn1+xIn1-x

T. Kanomata, T. Yasuda, S. Sasaki, H. Nishihara, R. Kainuma, W. Ito, K. Oikawa, K. Ishida, K. U. Neumann, K. R.A. Ziebeck

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Abstract

X-ray powder diffraction and magnetization measurements were done on the magnetic shape memory alloys Ni2Mn1+xIn1-x. On the basis of the results, the magnetic phase diagram was determined for Ni2Mn1+xIn1-x alloys. Magnetization measurements make clear that the excess Mn atoms, which substitute for In sites, are coupled ferromagnetically to the ferromagnetic manganese sublattices. A magnetic phase diagram of Ni2Mn1+xIn1-x alloys is discussed qualitatively on the basis of the interatomic dependence of the exchange interactions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)773-776
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Volume321
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Apr 1

Keywords

  • Magnetic shape memory alloys
  • Martenstic transition
  • Phase diagram

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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