Observation of large magnetoresistance of magnetic Heusler alloy Ni 50Mn36Sn14 in high magnetic fields

Keiichi Koyama, Hironari Okada, Kazuo Watanabe, Takeshi Kanomata, Ryosuke Kainuma, Wataru Ito, Katsunari Oikawa, Kiyohito Ishida

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Abstract

The magnetic and electrical properties on magnetic Heusler alloy Ni50 Mn36 Sn14 were studied in magnetic fields up to 18 T in 4.2-270 K temperature range. It was found that at the vicinity of 160 K the resistivity jump of 46% is accompanied by the magnetic phase transition. Furthermore, the large magnetoresistance effect of 50% by the magnetic field induced magnetic phase transition was observed.

Original languageEnglish
Article number182510
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume89
Issue number18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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