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Title: Magnetic and magnetocaloric properties of La{sub 0.6}Pr{sub 0.1}Sr{sub 0.3}Mn{sub 1−x}Fe{sub x}O{sub 3} (0≤x≤0.3) manganites

The La{sub 0.6}Pr{sub 0.1}Sr{sub 0.3}Mn{sub 1−x}Fe{sub x}O{sub 3} (x=0, 0.1, 0.2 and 0.3) samples have been elaborated by the solid-state reaction method. X-ray powder diffraction shows that all the samples crystallize in a rhombohedric phase with R3{sup ¯}c space group. The variation of magnetization as a function of temperature and applied magnetic field was carried out. The samples for x=0 and 0.1 exhibit a FM–PM transition at the Curie temperature T{sub C}, however, for x=0.2 and 0.3 exhibit an AFM–PM one at the Neel temperature T{sub N}, when the temperature increases. A magneto-caloric effect has been calculated in terms of isothermal magnetic entropy change. A large magneto-caloric effect has been observed, the maximum entropy change, |ΔS{sub M}{sup max}|, reaches the highest value of 3.28 J/kgK under a magnetic field change of 5 T with an RCP value of 220 J/kg for La{sub 0.6}Pr{sub 0.1}Sr{sub 0.3}MnO{sub 3} composition, which will be an interesting compound for application materials working as magnetic refrigerants near room temperature. - Graphical abstract: Magnetic entropy change versus temperature and applied magnetic field for x=0.1 (a) and RCP versus applied magnetic field for x=0, 0.1 (b). - Highlights: • The La{sub 0.6}Pr{sub 0.1}Sr{sub 0.3}Mn{sub 1−x}Fe{sub x}O{sub 3} (0≤x≤0.3)more » polycrystalline samples were prepared by the solid state reaction method. • Crystalline and magnetic structures were investigated using DRX and magnetization measurements. • The magnetocaloric (MC) effect was estimated versus magnetic field and temperatures. • Compounds with x=0, 0.1 exhibit great potential for magnetic refrigeration at room temperature.« less
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [1] ;  [3] ;  [4]
  1. Sfax University, Faculty of Sciences of Sfax, B. P. 1171, 3000 Sfax (Tunisia)
  2. Institut Néel, CNRS et Université Joseph Fourier, BP 166, F-38042 Grenoble Cedex 9 (France)
  3. Sfax University, National Engineering School of Sfax, B. P. W, 3038 Sfax (Tunisia)
  4. LEPMI UMR 5279, CNRS – Grenoble INP – Université de Savoie – Université Joseph Fourier, 1130 rue de la Piscine, BP 75, 38402 Saint-Martin d'Hères Cedex (France)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22334293
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Journal of Solid State Chemistry; Journal Volume: 215; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2014 Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, All rights reserved.; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPY; ENTROPY; MAGNETIC FIELDS; MAGNETIZATION; PEROVSKITE; POLYCRYSTALS; REFRIGERATION; SOLIDS; SPACE GROUPS; TEMPERATURE DEPENDENCE; X-RAY DIFFRACTION