Magnetocaloric properties desired for magnetic refrigeration system near room temperature

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Abstract

In order to realize the magnetic refrigeration system, it is necessary to develop a 100 W class refrigerator with COP > 7.5. This requires us to find new magnetic refrigerant materials, of which cooling capacity is 2.5 times higher than that of Gd. In this paper, first we discuss the cooling capacity of magnetic refrigerant materials to achieve COP = 7.5. Then, we compare the experimental results of MnAsSb, MnFe(PGe) and La(FeCoSi) 13 compounds with the calculated cooling capacity. It is suggested that a composite layer material of MnFe(PGe) would show excellent cooling capacity in the temperature span of 20 K.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMagneto Calorics and Magnetic Cooling
Pages19-30
Number of pages12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2011
Event2010 MRS Fall Meeting - Boston, MA, United States
Duration: Nov 29 2010Dec 3 2010

Publication series

NameMaterials Research Society Symposium Proceedings
Volume1310
ISSN (Print)0272-9172

Other

Other2010 MRS Fall Meeting
CountryUnited States
CityBoston, MA
Period11/29/1012/3/10

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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