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Title: Manipulation of magnetostructural transition and realization of prominent multifunctional magnetoresponsive properties in NiCoMnIn alloys

Abstract

Promising multifunctional magnetoresponsive effects such as magnetoresistance, magnetostrain, and the magnetocaloric effect have recently been extensively studied in Ni-Mn-based metamagnetic shape memory alloys, but large reversible magnetoresponsive effects are usually obtained under high magnetic fields, which is an obstacle for practical applications. In this work, through manipulating magnetostructural transition, we achieved large reversible magnetoresponsive effects under a relatively low magnetic field of 3 T in a Ni-Co-Mn-In alloy. By systematically tuning the Mn/In ratio and Co substitution, an optimum composition Ni 49Co 3Mn 34In 14 with a low thermal hysteresis (8 K), a narrow transformation interval (7 K) and a high sensitivity of transformation temperature to field change (6KT -1), was obtained. Good geometric compatibility between austenite and martensite was revealed by in situ synchrotron high-energy x-ray diffraction experiment, which accounts for the low hysteresis and narrow transformation interval. A reversible transformation between pure austenite and pure martensite is induced by a relatively low field of 3 T, which was directly evidenced by in situ neutron diffraction experiments. As a result, a large reversible magnetocaloric effect with entropy change of 16.5Jkg -1K -1, a large reversible magnetostrain of 0.26%, and a large reversible magnetoresistance of 60%, under a relatively lowmore » field of 3 T, were simultaneously achieved. These reversible magnetoresponsive effects are comparable to the maximum reversible values obtained under high fields in other Ni-Mn-based alloys, but the magnetic field we applied is much lower. This research may guide the design of metamagnetic shape memory alloys with low-field-induced magnetoresponsive properties for magnetic refrigeration, magnetic sensing, and magnetic recording applications.« less

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2];  [2];  [1];  [3];  [4];  [5];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [6];  [1]
  1. Univ. of Science and Technology Beijing, (China)
  2. Qujing Normal Univ., (China)
  3. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Lemont, IL (United States)
  4. Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO), Lucas Heights, NSW (Australia); Guangdong Technion-Israel Inst. of Technology, Shantou (China)
  5. China Univ. of Petroleum, Beijing (China)
  6. Beijing Inst. of Technology, Beijing (China)
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Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22). Scientific User Facilities Division; National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSFC)
OSTI Identifier:
1524778
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1498811
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 3; Journal Issue: 3; Journal ID: ISSN 2475-9953
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; Metamagnetic shape memory alloy; Martensitic transformation; Magnetocaloric effect; Magnetostrain; Magnetoresistance

Citation Formats

Sun, X. M., Cong, D. Y., Li, Z., Zhang, Y. L., Chen, Z., Ren, Y., Liss, K. -D., Ma, Z. Y., Li, R. G., Qu, Y. H., Yang, Z., Wang, L., and Wang, Y. D. Manipulation of magnetostructural transition and realization of prominent multifunctional magnetoresponsive properties in NiCoMnIn alloys. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.3.034404.
Sun, X. M., Cong, D. Y., Li, Z., Zhang, Y. L., Chen, Z., Ren, Y., Liss, K. -D., Ma, Z. Y., Li, R. G., Qu, Y. H., Yang, Z., Wang, L., & Wang, Y. D. Manipulation of magnetostructural transition and realization of prominent multifunctional magnetoresponsive properties in NiCoMnIn alloys. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.3.034404.
Sun, X. M., Cong, D. Y., Li, Z., Zhang, Y. L., Chen, Z., Ren, Y., Liss, K. -D., Ma, Z. Y., Li, R. G., Qu, Y. H., Yang, Z., Wang, L., and Wang, Y. D. Mon . "Manipulation of magnetostructural transition and realization of prominent multifunctional magnetoresponsive properties in NiCoMnIn alloys". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.3.034404.
@article{osti_1524778,
title = {Manipulation of magnetostructural transition and realization of prominent multifunctional magnetoresponsive properties in NiCoMnIn alloys},
author = {Sun, X. M. and Cong, D. Y. and Li, Z. and Zhang, Y. L. and Chen, Z. and Ren, Y. and Liss, K. -D. and Ma, Z. Y. and Li, R. G. and Qu, Y. H. and Yang, Z. and Wang, L. and Wang, Y. D.},
abstractNote = {Promising multifunctional magnetoresponsive effects such as magnetoresistance, magnetostrain, and the magnetocaloric effect have recently been extensively studied in Ni-Mn-based metamagnetic shape memory alloys, but large reversible magnetoresponsive effects are usually obtained under high magnetic fields, which is an obstacle for practical applications. In this work, through manipulating magnetostructural transition, we achieved large reversible magnetoresponsive effects under a relatively low magnetic field of 3 T in a Ni-Co-Mn-In alloy. By systematically tuning the Mn/In ratio and Co substitution, an optimum composition Ni49Co3Mn34In14 with a low thermal hysteresis (8 K), a narrow transformation interval (7 K) and a high sensitivity of transformation temperature to field change (6KT-1), was obtained. Good geometric compatibility between austenite and martensite was revealed by in situ synchrotron high-energy x-ray diffraction experiment, which accounts for the low hysteresis and narrow transformation interval. A reversible transformation between pure austenite and pure martensite is induced by a relatively low field of 3 T, which was directly evidenced by in situ neutron diffraction experiments. As a result, a large reversible magnetocaloric effect with entropy change of 16.5Jkg-1K-1, a large reversible magnetostrain of 0.26%, and a large reversible magnetoresistance of 60%, under a relatively low field of 3 T, were simultaneously achieved. These reversible magnetoresponsive effects are comparable to the maximum reversible values obtained under high fields in other Ni-Mn-based alloys, but the magnetic field we applied is much lower. This research may guide the design of metamagnetic shape memory alloys with low-field-induced magnetoresponsive properties for magnetic refrigeration, magnetic sensing, and magnetic recording applications.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.3.034404},
journal = {Physical Review Materials},
issn = {2475-9953},
number = 3,
volume = 3,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {3}
}

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