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2009 | 115 | 1 | 360-362
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Electric and Magnetic Signatures of Structural and Chemical Ordering of Heusler Alloy Films

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We present results of in situ temperature measurements of resistivity for some amorphous or partially crystalline Heusler alloy films: Co_{2}CrAl, Co_{2}MnGa and off-stoichiometric Ni_{2}Mn_{1+x}Sn_{x}, Ni_{2}Mn_{1-x}Ga_{x} that are known to exhibit half-metallic properties and martensitic transformations, respectively. From ρ vs. T characteristics we distinguish various stages of chemical and structural ordering in the films. They appear to be quite distinct in both systems investigated. The resistivity results are compared with magnetic characteristics for Co_{2}MnGa with a high Curie temperature.
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115
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360-362
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2009-01
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