Evidence of icosahedral short-range order in Zr70Cu 30 and Zr70Cu29Pd1 metallic glasses

K. Saksl, H. Franz, P. Jóvári, K. Klementiev, E. Welter, A. Ehnes, J. Saida, A. Inoue, J. Z. Jiang

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Abstract

The changes in the local atomic environment during the crystallization of zirconium (Zr)-based glassy alloys were analyzed. The changes were studied by extended x-ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS) spectroscopy. The formation of quasicrystalline phase was observed in the Zr70Cu29Pd 1 glassy alloy during annealing. The results show good correlation between the existence of local icosahedral short-range order and the stability of supercooled liquid state.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3924-3926
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume83
Issue number19
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Nov 10

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    Saksl, K., Franz, H., Jóvári, P., Klementiev, K., Welter, E., Ehnes, A., Saida, J., Inoue, A., & Jiang, J. Z. (2003). Evidence of icosahedral short-range order in Zr70Cu 30 and Zr70Cu29Pd1 metallic glasses. Applied Physics Letters, 83(19), 3924-3926. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1626266