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Structural and Mössbauer Effect Investigations of Amorphous FeCuNbSiB Alloys Nanocrystallized (VITROPERM) in Magnetic Field

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Melt-spun amorphous ribbons of nominal composition Fe73Cu1Nb3Si16B7, annealed at 560–580 °C for 1 hour in a magnetic field (H) applied along the width in the ribbon plane, develop uniaxial magnetic anisotropy with easy axis along H and exhibit several novel attributes. The samples labelled as S20 and S150 are nanocomposites consisting of ferromagnetic nanocrystalline grains (volume fraction ≃ 84% and 81%) of mean size d = 13(2) nm embedded in a ferromagnetic amorphous matrix and possess a magnetic permeability as large as 20,000 and 150,000, respectively. While nearly 55% of the nanocrystalline grains have a cubic DO3Fe3Si-like structure with actual Si concentration of about 22 at.%, the remaining 45% nanocrystalline grains have tetragonal Fe3B and hexagonal Fe2Si structure. Since the crystalline volume fraction of Fe3B and Fe2Si nanocrystals is more in the sample S20, this sample exhibits stronger local magnetic anisotropy and hence lower permeability.
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Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2008-05-01

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