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Chin. Phys. B, 2014, Vol. 23(4): 047503    DOI: 10.1088/1674-1056/23/4/047503
Special Issue: TOPICAL REVIEW — Magnetism, magnetic materials, and interdisciplinary research
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Optimizing and fabricating magnetocaloric materials

Liu Jian
Key Laboratory of Magnetic Materials and Devices, Ningbo Institute of Material Technology and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ningbo 315201, China
Abstract  The microstructural modification of existing materials for magnetic cooling applications, and mass fabrication of the modified materials are reviewed, emphasizing the maximization of magnetic entropy change and minimization of hysteresis losses, as well as the engineering problems in the actual application of promising materials. In the first part, physical rules are put forward to explore high performance magnetic refrigerants, including the enhancement of adiabatic temperature change in finite field, multi-caloric effects, and multi-layered structure. Special attention is given to non-magnetic properties. Following this, an overview of mass fabrication of magnetic refrigerants having large entropy change, small hysteresis, good mechanical properties, and high thermal conductivity is presented.
Keywords:  magnetocaloric effect      hysteresis      microstructure  
Received:  21 January 2014      Revised:  20 March 2014      Accepted manuscript online: 
PACS:  75.30.Sg (Magnetocaloric effect, magnetic cooling)  
Corresponding Authors:  Liu Jian     E-mail:  liujian@nimte.ac.cn
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Liu Jian Optimizing and fabricating magnetocaloric materials 2014 Chin. Phys. B 23 047503

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