Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-15-1999

Journal or Book Title

Journal of Applied Physics

Volume

85

Issue

8

First Page

4373

Last Page

4375

DOI

10.1063/1.369788

Abstract

his article describes the advances in unification of model descriptions of hysteresis in magnetic materials and demonstrates the equivalence of two widely accepted models, the Preisach (PM) and Jiles–Atherton (JA) models. Recently it was shown that starting from general energy relations, the JA equation for a loop branch can be derived from PM. The unified approach is here applied to the interpretation of magnetization measured in nonoriented Si–Fe steels with variable grain size ⟨s⟩, and also in as-cast and annealed Fe amorphous alloys. In the case of NO Fe–Si, the modeling parameter k defined by the volume density of pinning centers is such that k≈A+B/⟨s⟩, where the parameters A and B are related to magnetocrystalline anisotropy and grain texture. The value of k in the amorphous alloys can be used to estimate the microstructural correlation length playing the role of effective grain size in these materials.

Comments

The following article appeared in Journal of Applied Physics 85 (1999): 4373 and may be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.369788.

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American Institute of Physics

Language

en

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