Transition-metal-based magnetic refrigerants for room-temperature applications

@article{Tegus2002TransitionmetalbasedMR,
  title={Transition-metal-based magnetic refrigerants for room-temperature applications},
  author={O. Tegus and E. Br{\"u}ck and K. Buschow and F. D. Boer},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2002},
  volume={415},
  pages={150-152}
}
  • O. Tegus, E. Brück, +1 author F. D. Boer
  • Published 2002
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Magnetic refrigeration techniques based on the magnetocaloric effect (MCE) have recently been demonstrated as a promising alternative to conventional vapour-cycle refrigeration. In a material displaying the MCE, the alignment of randomly oriented magnetic moments by an external magnetic field results in heating. This heat can then be removed from the MCE material to the ambient atmosphere by heat transfer. If the magnetic field is subsequently turned off, the magnetic moments randomize again… CONTINUE READING
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