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Title: Ternary Dy-Er-Al magnetic refrigerants

A ternary magnetic refrigerant material comprising (Dy{sub 1{minus}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. 29 figs.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
87741
Report Number(s):
US 5,435,137/A/
PAN: US patent application 8-088,882
DOE Contract Number:
W-7405-ENG-82
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 25 Jul 1995
Research Org:
Iowa State University
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
66 PHYSICS; MAGNETIC REFRIGERATORS; CRYOGENIC FLUIDS; CHEMICAL COMPOSITION; DYSPROSIUM ALLOYS; ERBIUM ALLOYS; ALUMINIUM ALLOYS; TERNARY ALLOY SYSTEMS; TEMPERATURE RANGE 0013-0065 K