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Title: Ternary Dy-Er-Al magnetic refrigerants

A ternary magnetic refrigerant material comprising (Dy.sub.1-x Er.sub.x)Al.sub.2 for a magnetic refrigerator using the Joule-Brayton thermodynamic cycle spanning a temperature range from about 60K to about 10K, which can be adjusted by changing the Dy to Er ratio of the refrigerant.
Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Ames, IA)
  2. (Ibaraki, JP)
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
869994
Assignee:
Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc. (Ames, IA) AMES
Patent Number(s):
US 5435137
Application Number:
08/088,882
Contract Number:
W-7405-ENG-82
Research Org:
Ames Laboratory (AMES), Ames, IA; Iowa State University, Ames, IA (US)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
ternary; dy-er-al; magnetic; refrigerants; refrigerant; material; comprising; 1-x; refrigerator; joule-brayton; thermodynamic; cycle; spanning; temperature; range; 60k; 10k; adjusted; changing; ratio; material comprising; temperature range; magnetic refrigerator; thermodynamic cycle; magnetic refrigerant; magnetic refrigerants; joule-brayton thermodynamic; /62/148/420/

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