Enhancement of magnetic-field-induced strain in Ni-Fe-Ga-Co Heusler alloy

H. Morito, K. Oikawa, A. Fujita, K. Fukamichi, R. Kainuma, K. Ishida

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The mobility of the twin boundary and the magnetocrystalline anisotropy constant K at 300 K in the martensite phase of Ni51Fe 18Ga27Co3 with a 7-layered (14 M) structure are estimated. The martensite phase exhibits a large magnetic-field-induced strain of about 0.7% at 300 K.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1237-1240
Number of pages4
JournalScripta Materialia
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Dec


  • Crystal structure
  • Magnetic anisotropy
  • Magnetostriction
  • Ni-Fe-Ga-Co ferromagnetic shape memory alloys


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