2003 Volume 44 Issue 12 Pages 2499-2502
Effects of Co and Ni addition on fcc-fct transformation temperature and magnetic properties have been investigated for Fe-Pd ferromagnetic shape memory alloys. The addition of Co shifts the fcc-fct transformation temperature slightly higher while the Ni addition shifts it lower. The results suggest that the relative stability between fcc and fct phases is significantly affected by the electronic structure. Saturation magnetization values for Fe-Pd-Co and Fe-Pd-Ni were found to be slightly higher than those for binary Fe-Pd.