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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2017, Article ID 6412042, 12 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/6412042
Research Article

A Combined TEM/STEM and Micromagnetic Study of the Anisotropic Nature of Grain Boundaries and Coercivity in Nd-Fe-B Magnets

1Institute of Solid State Physics, TU Wien, Wiedner Hauptstrasse 8-10, 1040 Vienna, Austria
2University Service Center for Transmission Electron Microscopy, TU Wien, Wiedner Hauptstrasse 8-10, 1040 Vienna, Austria
3Center for Integrated Sensor Systems, Danube University Krems, Viktor Kaplan Str. 2 E, 2700 Wiener Neustadt, Austria

Correspondence should be addressed to Josef Fidler; ta.ca.neiwut@reldif.fesoj

Received 11 October 2016; Accepted 29 November 2016; Published 15 January 2017

Academic Editor: Jamal Berakdar

Copyright © 2017 Gregor A. Zickler et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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