FY2005 MURI 

Synthesis and Processing of Nanocomposite Permanent Magnets

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Major Tasks Distributions:

 
Dr. J. P Liu (Department of Physics, University of Texas at Arlington)
  • Preparation of anisotropic nanoparticles
  • Scaling-up the chemical synthesis of magnetic nanoparticles
  • Mechanical-chemical preparation of magnetic nanoparticles
  • Warm compaction of magnetic nanoparticles
Dr. J. S. Jiang (Argonne National Laboratory)
  • Experimental investigation of the soft-phase effect
  • Experimental investigation of the interface effect
  • Identification of optimized nanocomposite systems
  • Domain structures and coercivity mechanisms
Dr. S. Sun (Chemistry Department, Brown University)
  • Synthesis of rare-earth transition-metal nanoparticles
  • Self-assembled nanocomposite systems
  • Alignment of magnetic nanoparticles
 
Dr. I. Takeuchi (Materials Science and Engineering, University of Maryland)
  • Experimental investigation of the soft-phase effect
  • Experimental investigation of the interface effect
  • Identification of optimized nanocomposite systems
  • Combinatorial synthesis of magnetic nanocomposite particles
 
Dr. N.N. Thadhani (Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • Fully dense nanoparticle compacts
  • Sever plastic deformation to form nanocomposite bulk magnets
  • Texture development in bulk nanocomposite magnets
 
Dr. Z.L. Wang (Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • TEM characterization of nanocomposite magnets from the team members
  • Interface conditions during heat treatments
  • Magnetocrystalline alignment of nanoparticles
 
Dr. Q. Zhang (Physics Department, University of Texas at Arlington)
  • First-principles calculation of the soft-phase effect
  • First-principles calculation of the interface effect
  • Identification of optimized nanocomposite systems
 

 

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