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Thermoelectric Power of Amorphous FexNi80-xB20 Alloys

  • B. Pivac
  • E. Babić

Abstract

The thermoelectric power of four ferromagnetic FexNi80-xB20 alloys (where x varied in steps of 20) and of a nonmagnetic Pd86-Si14 alloys has been measured in the temperature interval 50–470 K. The thermoelectric powers (S) of FexNi80-xB20 alloys are negative and their temperature variation is similar to that in crystalline Fe-Ni alloys. However, their S values are for a factor of about ten smaller then those of crystalline alloys. In Fe20Ni60B20 alloy the change in S above the Curie temperature (Tc = 426 K) is observed. An interpretation of our results in terms of strong ferromagnetism is offered.

Keywords

Metallic Glass Amorphous Alloy Thermoelectric Power Crystalline Alloy Chemical Short Range Order 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Pivac
    • 1
  • E. Babić
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute “Rudjer Bošković”ZagrebYugoslavia
  2. 2.Institute of Physics of the UniversityZagrebYugoslavia

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