Investigation on Structural, Electrical, Magnetic and Magnetocaloric Properties of Pr0.67Ba0.22Sr0.11Mn1-xFexO3 Perovskites


Investigation on Structural, Electrical, Magnetic and Magnetocaloric Properties of
Pr0.67Ba0.22Sr0.11Mn1-xFexO3 Perovskites

K. Snini, M. Ellouze, E.K. Hlil, K. Khirouni

The structural, electrical and magnetic properties of Pr0.67Ba0.22Sr0.11Mn1-xFexO3 (x = 0.00 and x = 0.05) perovskites have been investigated. All samples were prepared using solid state method and characterized by XRD, DC-AC conductivity, Magnetic, Magnetocalric measurements. The variation of conductivity with temperature shows a metal-semiconductor transition and Tc ~ 220 K, 90 K for x = 0.00 and 0.05 respectively. A paramagnetic to ferromagnetic transitions was found with decreasing temperature. The magnetocaloric effect study indicates that the investigated compounds have the appropriate properties to be suitable candidates to be used as refrigerants.

Manganites, X-Ray Diffraction, Rietveld Refinement, Magnetization, Relative Cooling Power

Published online 8/25/2020, 20 pages

Citation: K. Snini, M. Ellouze, E.K. Hlil, K. Khirouni, Investigation on Structural, Electrical, Magnetic and Magnetocaloric Properties of
Pr0.67Ba0.22Sr0.11Mn1-xFexO3 Perovskites, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 83, pp 1-20, 2020


Part of the book on Magnetic Oxides and Composites II

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