Date of Original Version

10-2011

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Article

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Abstract or Description

In this work we present preliminary results on magnetization and remanence of synthetic pseudo-binary x(Fe2TiO4)-(1-x)(Fe3O4)(0.30 <; x <; 1.00). Magnetic characterization was performed at temperature ranges from 100 K up to 400 K. The final objective is to characterize the magnetic response as a function of temperature in order to foresight the future magnetic measurements of the magnetometer included into Met-Net mission to Mars. Samples present ferromagnetic behavior with Néel temperatures above the minimum Martian temperature. An increased remanence for sample with x=0.65 has been measured possibly originated by pinning mechanism which might offer a partial explanation as to the crustal magnetism of Mars.

DOI

10.1109/TMAG.2011.2157903

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IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 47, 10, 4128-4131.