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|Title:||Heat Flux Measurements Of Tb3m Series (m=co, Rh And Ru): Specific Heat And Magnetocaloric Properties|
dos Reis R.D.
|Abstract:||We report on the magnetic properties and magnetocaloric effect (MCE) for the Tb3M series, with M=Co, Rh and Ru, obtained using a heat flux technique. The specific heat of Tb3Co and Tb3Rh are very similar, with a first order type transition occurring around 6 K below the magnetic ordering temperature without any corresponding feature on the magnetization. The slightly enhanced electronic specific heat, the Debye temperature around 150 K and the presence of the magnetic specific heat well above the ordering temperature are also characteristic of many other compounds of the R3M family (R=Rare Earth). The specific heat for Tb3Ru, however, presents two peaks at 37 K and 74 K. The magnetization shows that below the first peak the system presents an antiferromagnetic behavior and is paramagnetic above 74 K. We obtained a magnetocaloric effect for M=Co and Rh, −∆S=12 J/kg K, but for Tb3Ru it is less than 3 J/kg K (μ0∆H=5 T). We believe that the experimental results show that the MCE is directly related with the process of hybridization of the (R)5d-(M)d electrons that occurs in the R3M materials. © 2016 Elsevier B.V.|
|Subject:||Canted Magnetic Structure|
Heat Flux Technique
Rare Earth Compounds
|Citation:||Physica B: Condensed Matter. Elsevier, v. 503, p. 64 - 69, 2016.|
|Appears in Collections:||Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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