Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Conference

47th Annual Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials

Publication Date

5-15-2003

DOI

10.1063/1.1540062

City

Tampa, FL

Abstract

Magnetization measurements using a Gd5(Si1.95Ge2.05) single crystal with the magnetic field applied along three crystallographic directions, [001], [010] and [100], were carried out as a function of the applied field (0–56 kOe) at various temperatures (∼5–320 K). The magnetic field (H)–temperature (T) phase diagrams were constructed for theGd5(Si1.95Ge2.05) single crystal with field along the three directions. A small anisotropy was observed. The magnetocaloric effect was calculated from isothermal magnetization data, and the observed anisotropy correlates with the HT phase diagrams. The results are discussed in connection with the magnetic field induced martensitic-like structural transition observed in Gd5(Si2Ge2)-type compounds.

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The following article appeared in Journal of Applied Physics 93 (2003): 8298 and may be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1556259.

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American Institute of Physics

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en

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