Magnetomechanical coupling, magnetostriction and structure the as-quenched and annealed in vacuum Fe-Cu-W-Si-B alloy

Zbigniew Kaczkowski, Luciano Lanotte, Manfred Muller, Pekka Ruuskanen

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Magnetomechanical coupling coefficient as a function of magnetic bias field in Fe23.5Cu1W3Si15.5B7 alloy in as-quenched state and after annealing in vacuum for 1 h from 400 to 500°C were investigated.
The maximum values of the k coefficient were equal to 0.10-0.14 for as-quenched state and increased to 0.61 after annealing at 450°C. The results were somewhat worse than those with Nb instead of the W.
Nanocrystallization begins after annealing above 450°C and the magnetostriction rapidly drops and the magnetomechanical coupling practically vanishes after annealing at 520°C.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)Pr2-221-Pr2-224
JournalJournal De Physique. IV : JP
Issue numberPR2
Publication statusPublished - 1998
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


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