Magnetic properties of the new quaternary Heusler compound NbRhCrAl

Abstract

In this examination, we utilize the Monte Carlo simulations (MCS), under the Metropolis calculation, to explore the magnetic properties of the quaternary Heusler compound NbRhCrAl. This alloy has not been integrated till now. This material contains three magnetic atoms: Nb, Rh and Cr, displayed by the spin moments S = 1, σ = 5/2 and Q = 3/2, respectively. For non-null temperature values, the behavior of the total and partial magnetizations is presented as a function temperature, exchange coupling interactions, crystal field and the external magnetic field. In fact, we have studied the behavior of the total and partial magnetizations, the susceptibilities, the specific heat and the total energy as a function of temperature. Also, we provide the behavior of the total magnetizations as a function of the crystal field and the exchange coupling interactions. Finally, we illustrate and discuss the hysteresis loops as a function of the external magnetic field for fixed values of the studied physical parameters.

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Idrissi, S., Bahmad, L., Ziti, S. et al. Magnetic properties of the new quaternary Heusler compound NbRhCrAl. Appl. Phys. A 125, 306 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00339-019-2580-2

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