Search for dissertations about: "Magnetocaloric"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the word Magnetocaloric.

  1. 1. Structure-Magnetic Relationships in the Fe-Mn-P-Si System for Energy Applications

    Author : Viktor Höglin; Yvonne Andersson; Per Nordblad; Martin Sahlberg; Mogens Christensen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Magnetocaloric; X-ray powder diffraction; Neutron powder diffraction; Magnetization measurements; Phase diagram; Crystal structure; Magnetic structure; Incommensurate structure; Ferromagnetic; Antiferromagnetic; Fe2P; Fe-Mn-P-Si.; Kemi med inriktning mot oorganisk kemi; Chemistry with specialization in Inorganic Chemistry;

    Abstract : Demands for new, energy-efficient appliances have greatly increased in response to our growing need for a more environmentally friendly society. Magnetic refrigeration is a technique that utilizes the magnetocaloric effect, with possible energy savings of up to 30% compared to commercial gas compression refrigerators. READ MORE

  2. 2. Magnetic Refrigeration for Near Room-Temperature Applications

    Author : Behzad A Monfared; Björn Palm; Joachim Claesson; Andrew Rowe; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Magnetic Refrigeration; Magnetic; Cooling; Magnetocaloric; Life Cycle Assessment; Modeling; Simulation; Optimization; Regeneration; Active Magnetic Regeneration; Bonded Regenerator; Heat Switch; Thermal Diode; Peltier; Solid-State; Prototype; Magnetisk Kylteknik; Magnetisk; Kylning; Magnetokalorisk; Livscykela-nalys; Modellering; Simulering; Optimering; Regenerering; Aktiv Mag-netisk Regenerering; Bunden Regenerator; Värmebrytare; Termodiod; Peltier; Solid-State; Prototyp; Energiteknik; Energy Technology;

    Abstract : Refrigeration plays a crucial role in many different sectors and consumes about 17% of the electricity produced globally. This significant energy consumption implies large share of refrigeration in primary energy consumption and other environmental impacts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Magnetic materials with tunable thermal, electrical, and dynamic properties : An experimental study of magnetocaloric, multiferroic, and spin-glass materials

    Author : Matthias Hudl; Per Nordblad; DD Sarma; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Magnetocalorics; multiferroics; spin glasses; magnetization; polarization; spin-dimensionality; Solid State Physics; Fasta tillståndets fysik;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns and combines the results of experimental studies of magnetocaloric, multiferroic and spin-glass materials, using SQUID magnetometry as the main characteriza-tion technique. The magnetocaloric effect offers an interesting new technology for cooling and heating applications. READ MORE

  4. 4. Structure-Magnetism Relations in Selected Iron-based Alloys : A New Base for Rare Earth Free Magnetic Materials

    Author : Johan Cedervall; Martin Sahlberg; Gunnar Svensson; Uppsala universitet; []

    Abstract : Materials for energy applications are of great importance for a sustainable future society. Among these, stronger, lighter and more efficient magnetic materials will be able to aid mankind in many applications for energy conversion, for example generators for energy production, electric vehicles and magnetic refrigerators. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nanocalorimetry of electronic phase transitions in systems with unconventional superconductivity and magnetic ordering

    Author : Donato Campanini; Andreas Rydh; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Nanocalorimetry; Superconductivity; Magnetism; Electronic phase transitions; Physics Of Matter; materiefysik; fysik; Physics;

    Abstract : In this thesis, low temperature specific heat measurements on small (μg) single crystals of different superconducting and magnetic systems are presented. The device used in this work features a combination of high sensitivity and good accuracy over the temperature range 1-400 K and allows measurements in high magnetic fields. READ MORE