Structural and transport properties of Ni45Mn40In15thin films

M. V. Lyange, M. V. Gorshenkov, A. V. Bogach, M. Ohtsuka, H. Miki, T. Takagi, V. V. Khovaylo

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Abstract

We report on structural and transport properties of Ni-Mn-In thin films. The results obtained indicate that the transport properties of the thin films strongly depend on the structural ordering of the films. Specifically, annealing converts the semiconducting-like character of the resistivity into that typical for metals. This is due to annealing-induced crystallization of the asdeposited films which are in partially amorphous state. In both the as-deposited and the annealed thin films the field dependence of the resistivity is negative, which is typical for thin films of Heusler alloys and can be ascribed to the suppression of the spin disorder scattering.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSolid State Phenomena
EditorsNikolai Perov, Anna Semisalova
PublisherTrans Tech Publications Ltd
Pages670-673
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9783038354826
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Event6th Moscow International Symposium on Magnetism, MISM 2014 - Moscow, Russian Federation
Duration: 2014 Jun 292014 Jul 3

Publication series

NameSolid State Phenomena
Volume233-234
ISSN (Print)1012-0394
ISSN (Electronic)1662-9779

Other

Other6th Moscow International Symposium on Magnetism, MISM 2014
CountryRussian Federation
CityMoscow
Period14/6/2914/7/3

Keywords

  • Heusler alloys
  • Magnetotransport properties
  • Resistivity
  • Thin films

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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