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Physics of the Solid State

, Volume 58, Issue 7, pp 1500–1504 | Cite as

Low-temperature heat capacity upon the transition from paramagnetic to ferromagnetic Heusler alloys Fe2 MeAl (Me = Ti, V, Cr, Mn, Fe, Co, Ni)

  • N. I. Kourov
  • V. V. Marchenkov
  • A. V. Korolev
  • A. V. Lukoyanov
Thermal Properties

Abstract

The heat capacity of band magnets Fe2 MeAl (Me = Ti, V, Cr, Mn, Fe, Co, Ni) ordered in crystal structure L21 has been measured in the range 2 K ≤ T ≤ 50 K. The dependences of the Debye temperature ΘD, the Sommerfeld coefficient γ, and the temperature-independent contribution to heat capacity C 0 on the number of valence electrons z in the alloys have been determined.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. I. Kourov
    • 1
  • V. V. Marchenkov
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. V. Korolev
    • 1
  • A. V. Lukoyanov
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Metal Physics, Ural BranchRussian Academy of SciencesYekaterinburgRussia
  2. 2.Ural Federal UniversityYekaterinburgRussia

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