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Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism

, Volume 32, Issue 9, pp 2995–3000 | Cite as

Structural, Electronic, Optical, and Magnetic Properties of Fe3Al Alloys

  • Shubhra Dash
  • Alexey V. LukoyanovEmail author
  • Yuri V. Knyazev
  • Yuri I. Kuz’min
  • Evgeniy D. Baglasov
  • M. VasundharaEmail author
  • Ajit Kumar PatraEmail author
Original Paper

Abstract

We have investigated the structural, optical, and magnetic properties of D03 Fe3Al alloys along with the electronic structure calculations. X-ray diffraction patterns confirm the single-phase cubic structure with a Open image in new window symmetry for the arc-melted samples. In the field dependence of magnetic data, ferromagnetic behavior is witnessed down to 2 K from room temperature. The electronic structure calculation corroborates the experimental observation of ferromagnetism in this alloy. Further, optical conductivity data in excellent agreement with the electronic structure calculations confirmed that electronic transitions are predominant by the 3d states of Fe.

Keywords

Fe3Al alloy Disorders Electronic structure Optical properties Ferromagnetism 

Notes

Funding Information

Financial supports are received from DST-SERB (Grant No. SB/FTP/PS-097/2014), UGC New Delhi (Grant No. F.30-49/2014(BSR)), IUAC New Delhi (Grant No. UFR 57318), Department of Science and Technology, Government of India (No. DST/INT/RUS/RFBR/P-275), and the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (project no. 17-52-45056).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Central University of RajasthanAjmerIndia
  2. 2.Institute of Metal Physics UD of RASEkaterinburgRussia
  3. 3.Ural Federal UniversityEkaterinburgRussia
  4. 4.Materials Science and Technology DivisionCSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and TechnologyTrivandrumIndia

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