Magnetic properties and chemical short-range order in Fe-Pd-based metallic glasses

J. G. Zhao, D. J. Sellmyer

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Abstract

High-field magnetization and ac susceptibility measurements are reported on a series of FexPd80-xSi10B10 rapidly quenched alloys for 0<~x<~80. X-ray diffraction data show that these alloys are amorphous up to at least x=40 and that the x=60and80 samples are partially crystalline. The ac susceptibility data can be interpreted in terms of ferromagnetic, spin-glass, and double transitions, and a qualitative magnetic phase diagram of the system is obtained. The concentration dependence of the saturation magnetization, as well as the magnetic phase diagram, exhibits sharp anomalies at about x=13. These data suggest the presence of chemical short-range order for x13. X-ray photoelectron and Mössbauer results are consistent with this model.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2913-2916
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review B
Volume30
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1984

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