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Title: Lanthanide Al-Ni base Ericsson cycle magnetic refrigerants

Abstract

A magnetic refrigerant for a magnetic refrigerator using the Ericsson thermodynamic cycle comprises DyAlNi and (Gd.sub.0.54 Er.sub.0.46)AlNi alloys having a relatively constant .DELTA.Tmc over a wide temperature range.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Ames, IA)
  2. Ibaraki, JP
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Ames Lab., Ames, IA (United States); Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
870134
Patent Number(s):
5462610
Application Number:
08/088,881
Assignee:
Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc. (Ames, IA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01F - MAGNETS
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02B - CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION TECHNOLOGIES RELATED TO BUILDINGS, e.g. HOUSING, HOUSE APPLIANCES OR RELATED END-USER APPLICATIONS
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-82
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
lanthanide; al-ni; base; ericsson; cycle; magnetic; refrigerants; refrigerant; refrigerator; thermodynamic; comprises; dyalni; gd; 54; 46; alni; alloys; relatively; constant; delta; tmc; wide; temperature; range; relatively constant; temperature range; magnetic refrigerator; wide temperature; thermodynamic cycle; magnetic refrigerant; magnetic refrigerants; /148/420/

Citation Formats

Gschneidner, Jr., Karl A., and Takeya, Hiroyuki. Lanthanide Al-Ni base Ericsson cycle magnetic refrigerants. United States: N. p., 1995. Web.
Gschneidner, Jr., Karl A., & Takeya, Hiroyuki. Lanthanide Al-Ni base Ericsson cycle magnetic refrigerants. United States.
Gschneidner, Jr., Karl A., and Takeya, Hiroyuki. Sun . "Lanthanide Al-Ni base Ericsson cycle magnetic refrigerants". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/870134.
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Structural and magnetic studies on rare-earth compounds RNiAl and RCuAl
journal, February 1973


Heat capacity in superconducting and normal-state La S x ( 1.333 <~ x <~ 1.500 ) compounds
journal, April 1982


New application of complex magnetic materials to the magnetic refrigerant in an Ericsson magnetic refrigerator
journal, November 1987


Investigation of the Magnetic Refrigerant for the Ericsson Magnetic Refrigerator
journal, January 1987