Metals and Materials International

, Volume 21, Issue 4, pp 758–764 | Cite as

Effect of heat treatment on martensitic transformation of Ni47Mn40Sn13 ferromagnetic shape memory alloy prepared by mechanical alloying

  • A. Ghotbi Varzaneh
  • P. Kameli
  • V. R. Zahedi
  • F. Karimzadeh
  • H. Salamati
Article

Abstract

In this paper, an attempt has been made to synthesis of the nanostructured Ni47Mn40Sn13 ferromagnetic shape memory alloy by ball milling of Ni, Mn and Sn powder mixture. The structure and magnetic evaluation of samples were investigated by X-ray diffraction, transmission electron microscopy, differential scanning calorimetry and AC susceptibility measurements. The results showed that after 20 hours of ball milling, the nanostructured L21-Ni47Mn40Sn13 powder was formed with an average particle size of 5 nm. In the as-milled specimen, the martensitic transformation (MT) was not observed. This was basically due to the atomic disordering and large lattice strain in nanoparticles. However, the annealing of milled specimens at temperatures above 1023K for 16 hours led to the occurrence of MT in nanostructured Ni47Mn40Sn13 powders. We also calculated t-he activation energy of MT by using Kissinger method and it was estimated to be about 52 kJ mol−1. The results demonstrate that a combination of MA and subsequent heat treatment has the potential to produce Ni-Mn-Sn magnetic shape memory.

Keywords

shape memory alloys mechanical alloying/milling annealing phase transformation X-ray diffraction 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Ghotbi Varzaneh
    • 1
  • P. Kameli
    • 1
  • V. R. Zahedi
    • 1
  • F. Karimzadeh
    • 2
  • H. Salamati
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsIsfahan University of TechnologyIsfahanIran
  2. 2.Department of Materials EngineeringIsfahan University of TechnologyIsfahanIran

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