Magnetocaloric effect in M5XB2 family compounds

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The purpose of work presented in this thesis is to investigate whether M5XB2 (M = Fe, Mn,V, Cr and X = Si, P) material system has potential as a room-temperature magnetocaloric application material by studying its crystal and magnetic structure, and magnetocaloric properties.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • Delft University of Technology
  • Brück, E.H., Supervisor
  • van Dijk, N.H., Supervisor
Thesis sponsors
Award date8 Jan 2024
Print ISBNs978-94-6384-522-9
Publication statusPublished - 2023


  • Magnetocaloric materials
  • Magnetocaloric effect
  • Second-order phase transition
  • Magnetocaloric energy harvesting
  • Mn5(Si,P)B2 compounds


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