Formation of nanocrystalline nuclei in the amorphous phase of Ge55Al30Cr10Y5 alloy

Dmitri V. Louzguine, Akihisa Inoue

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Abstract

The structure of rapidly solidified Ge55Al30Cr10Y5 alloy consists of extremely small (1-2 nm) crystalline nuclei homogeneously distributed in the amorphous phase. This alloy has an enhanced glass forming ability in comparison with Al-Ge-TM alloys. The size and the distribution of the crystalline-like zones is independent of the cooling rate in a certain range.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)211-214
Number of pages4
JournalMaterials Letters
Volume39
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999 May

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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