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Martensitic transformation behavior under magnetic field in Co-Ni-Al ferromagnetic shape memory alloys
Author(s): Yuji Sutou; Ryosuke Kainuma; Kiyohito Ishida; Minoru Taya
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Paper Abstract

Effect of the magnetic field on the martensitic transformation of Co-Ni-Al single-crystal was investigated by differential thermal analysis (DTA) and the in-situ microstructure observation under magnetic field. The martensitic transformation temperatures Ms and Mf of the Co34.5Ni35.5Al30 single-crystal specimen showing the martensitic transformation from the paramagnetic austenite (B2) to the ferromagnetic martensite slightly increased under the magnetic field and those temperature shifts were about 1.3°C at 1.0T. It was also observed in the Co34.5Ni35.5Al30 single-crystal specimen that the phase boundaries between the austenite and the martensite slightly move by applying the magnetic field of 1.0T. These results are discussed on the basis of a thermodynamic stabilty of the martensite phase under the magnetic field. The martensitic and the magnetic transformation behaviors of the Ni-Al-Co alloys are also reviewed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 August 2003
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 5053, Smart Structures and Materials 2003: Active Materials: Behavior and Mechanics, (13 August 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.484349
Show Author Affiliations
Yuji Sutou, Univ. of Washington (United States)
Ryosuke Kainuma, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)
Kiyohito Ishida, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)
Minoru Taya, Univ. of Washington (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5053:
Smart Structures and Materials 2003: Active Materials: Behavior and Mechanics
Dimitris C. Lagoudas, Editor(s)

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