Producing of Singlecrystal from Heusler Alloy
The Heusler alloy is a ferromagnetic compound (Cu2MnAl), that is suitable for the simultaneous monochromatization and polarization of the neutron beam in the form of singlecrystal. The prespecimen were cast in shell-sand or permanent steel moulds, then they were resolidified in crucibles of different size and material in the Universal Multi-zone Crystallizer (UMC) developed in the Institute of Material Sciences of Miskolc University. The solidified samples were investigated by means of a light microscope, electron microscope, energy disperse microprobe, X-ray diffraction as well as neutron scattering experiments.
Z. Veres and A. Roósz, "Producing of Singlecrystal from Heusler Alloy", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 473-474, pp. 171-176, 2005