Samarium

Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD)

OIM orientation maps from Samarium-Cobalt rare earth magnets used in high-end electric motors and high-performance guitars.

EDAX Periodic Table of Elements - Samarium

SmCo5 as formed

SmCo5 after annealing

Samples courtesy of Jerry Poirier and Melania Marinescu, Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Delaware.