Influence of Sintering Temperature on Low-field Spin-polarized Tunneling Magnetoresistance of La<sub>0.7</sub>Ca<sub>0.3</sub>MnO<sub>3</sub>

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  • Pham Thanh Phong Ninh Hoa Department of Education and Training, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam
  • Do Hung Manh Institute of Materials Science, VAST
  • Le Van Hong Institute of Materials Science, VAST
  • Nguyen Xuan Phuc Institute of Materials Science, VAST
  • Nguyen Van Khiem Department of Natural Sciences, Hong Duc University, 307 Le Lai Str. Thanh Hoa City, Vietnam
  • Vu Van Hung Department of Natural Sciences, Hong Duc University, 307 Le Lai Str. Thanh Hoa City, Vietnam

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https://doi.org/10.15625/0868-3166/18/1/10690

Abstract

In this study we report the effect of sintering temperature on the low field magnetoresistance (LFMR) of La0.7Ca0.3MnO3 manganite synthesized through sol-gel technique. The La0.7Ca0.3MnO3 has been sintered at 600°C, 700°C, 800°C, 900°C and 1200°C. The crystallite as well as particle size also show strong dependence on the sintering temperature. While the ferromagnetic – paramagnetic (FM-PM) transition temperature remains almost constant, the metal – insulation transition temperature drop gradual and the low field magnetoresistance (LFMR) increase with a decrease in grain size. We have analyzed our data based on the spin – polarized transport of conduction electrons at the grain boundaries.

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Pham Thanh Phong, Ninh Hoa Department of Education and Training, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam

Ninh Hoa Department of Education and Training, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam

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18-07-2008

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Phong, P. T., Manh, D. H., Hong, L. V., Phuc, N. X., Khiem, N. V., & Hung, V. V. (2008). Influence of Sintering Temperature on Low-field Spin-polarized Tunneling Magnetoresistance of La<sub>0.7</sub>Ca<sub>0.3</sub>MnO<sub>3</sub>. Communications in Physics, 18(1), 48–57. https://doi.org/10.15625/0868-3166/18/1/10690

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