Episode 36: μ: Magnetocaloric Materials
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Taylor and Ramsey look into the future of refrigeration and how magnetocaloric materials will drive a more efficient system. How soon will you be replacing your fridge with these and what exactly makes them tick?

Articles Discussed:

  • 2020 E. Levin, Structural coupling and magnetic tuning in Mn2−xCoxP magnetocalorics for thermomagnetic power generation
  • 2018 Alexander Funk, Getting magnetocaloric materials into good shape: Cold-working of La(Fe, Co, Si)13 by powder-in-tube-processing

This episode is sponsored by Matmatch. Check out how they can help you find the perfect material for your next engineering project! This episode is also sponsored by Materials Today, an Elsevier community dedicated to the creation and sharing of materials science knowledge and experience through their peer-reviewed journals, academic conferences, educational webinars, and more.

Thanks to Kolobyte and Alphabot for letting us use their music in the show!

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Materialism Team: Taylor Sparks (co-creator, co-host, production), Ramsey Issa (co-host, production, editing assistance), Andrew Falkowski (co-creator, co-host, production), Jared Duffy (production, marketing, and editing).

Keywords: entropy magnet refrigeration materials science engineering chemistry physics

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