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Electrochemical deposition of NiMnGa alloys
Özkale, Berna (Institute of Robotics & Intelligent Systems (Suïssa))
Mushtaq, Fajer (Institute of Robotics & Intelligent Systems (Suïssa))
Fornell Beringues, Jordina (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Física)
Sort Viñas, Jordi (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Física)
Muller Jevenois, Carlos (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Física)
Pellicer Vilà, Eva M. (Eva Maria) (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Física)

Date: 2016
Abstract: An electrochemical synthesis route for NiMnGa alloys is presented. Thin films (TFs) of NiMnGa were fabricated by single step electrodeposition from aqueous electrolytes using direct current (DC) over a range of current densities. By meticulous electrolyte tuning, homogeneous TFs with high Ga and Mn content could be achieved at current densities as high as -400 mA cm-2. Detailed compositional analysis of the alloys showed that growth was homogeneous and oxygen content was minimized. TFs plated at very low current densities were found to be nanocrystalline/ amorphous. In order to obtain fully crystalline samples, thermal annealing was carried out. Mechanical characterization was assessed by nanoindentation, and the effect of Ga content on mechanical properties was investigated.
Note: L'article final d'aquest post-print canvia pacialment el títol a: "Single step electrosynthesis of NiMnGa alloys"
Note: Número d'acord de subvenció EC/FP7/336456
Note: Número d'acord de subvenció MINECO/RYC-2012-10839
Note: Número d'acord de subvenció AGAUR/2014/SGR-1015
Rights: Tots els drets reservats
Language: Anglès
Document: article ; recerca ; acceptedVersion
Subject: NiMnGa ; Single step electrodeposition ; Aqueous electrolyte ; Thin films
Published in: Electrochimica acta, Vol. 204 (June 2016) , p. 199-205, ISSN 1873-3859

DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2016.04.071

22 p, 2.0 MB

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