Magnetocaloric effect and magnetic transition in bulk Mn1.1Fe0.9P0.8Ge0.2 compound

  title={Magnetocaloric effect and magnetic transition in bulk Mn1.1Fe0.9P0.8Ge0.2 compound},
  author={Ming Yue and Zhipeng Li and X. B. Liu and Huanhuan Xu and Danmin Liu and Ji Xia Zhang},
  journal={Journal of Alloys and Compounds},
Abstract Crystal structure, magnetocaloric effect and magnetic transition in bulk Mn 1.1 Fe 0.9 P 0.8 Ge 0.2 compound have been studied by X-ray diffraction, magnetic measurements and Landau–Ginzberg theory. Mn 1.1 Fe 0.9 P 0.8 Ge 0.2 compound crystallizes in a hexagonal Fe 2 P-type structure with lattice constants of a  = 6.0789(10) A and c  = 3.4674(9) A. The compound exhibits giant magnetocaloric effect with maximum magnetic entropy change of 61.8 J/kg K in a field change from 0 to 5 T… 
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