Development of Antiferromagnetic Heusler Alloys for the Replacement of Iridium as a Critically Raw Material

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Hirohata, Atsufumi; Huminiuc, Teodor; Sinclair, John; Wu, Haokaifeng; Samiepour, Marjan; Vallejo Fernandez, Gonzalo; O'Grady, Kevin Dermot; Balluff, Jan; Meinert, Markus; Reiss, Guenter; Simon, Eszter; Khmelevskyi, Sergii; Szunyogh, Laszlo; Yanes Díaz, Rocio; Nowak, Ulrich; Tsuchiya, Tomoki; Sugiyama, Tomoko; Kubota, Takahide; Takanashi, Koki; Inami, Nobuhito; Ono, Kanta;
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    arxiv: Condensed Matter::Strongly Correlated Electrons | Condensed Matter::Materials Science

As a platinum group metal, iridium (Ir) is the scarcest element on the earth but it has been widely used as an antiferromagnetic layer in magnetic recording, crucibles and spark plugs due to its high melting point. In magnetic recording, antiferromagnetic layers have be... View more
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