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Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism

, Volume 29, Issue 8, pp 2065–2069 | Cite as

Theoretical Investigation of Magnetocaloric Effect in La0.6Ca0.2Ba\(_{0.15}\square _{0.05}\)MnO3 Manganite

  • I. Sfifir
  • W. Cheikhrouhou-Koubaa
  • M. Koubaa
  • A. Cheikhrouhou
Original Paper

Abstract

In this paper, the prediction of the magnetocaloric properties has been investigated in the La0.6Ca0.2Ba\(_{\mathrm {0.15}}\square _{\mathrm {0.05}}\)MnO3 system near the ferromagnetic-paramagnetic phase transition as a function of temperature. The data indicate that the La0.6Ca0.2Ba\(_{\mathrm {0.15}}\square _{\mathrm {0.05}}\)MnO3 system has potential application for magnetic refrigerants in an extended high-temperature range. In addition, the magnetic entropy change distribution is quite uniform, which is desirable for an Ericsson cycle magnetic refrigerator.

Keywords

Model Magnetocaloric effect Specific heat change Relative cooling power 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Sfifir
    • 1
    • 2
  • W. Cheikhrouhou-Koubaa
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. Koubaa
    • 1
  • A. Cheikhrouhou
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Physique des Matériaux, Faculté des Sciences de SfaxUniversité de SfaxSfaxTunisia
  2. 2.Centre de Recherche en Numérique de Sfax (CRNS), Cité El Ons, Route de TunisSakiet EzzitTunisia

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