MÖssbauer effect of icosahedral, amorphous, and crystalline Al-Cu-Fe alloys

Noriyuki Kataoka, An Pang Tsai, Akihisa Inoue, Tsuyoshi Masumoto, Yoji Nakamura

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    The local structure and magnetic properties of the icosahedral Al65Cu20Fe15produced by liquid quenching and by conventional solidification and annealing, have been examined by the MÖssbauer effect in comparison with the equilibrium tetragonal Al7Cu2Fe1compound, nonequilibrium bcc Al63Cu23Fe14and amorphous Al71Cu14Fe15alloys. The atomic arrangement of the constituent elements has been found to be different in the two quasicrystals prepared by the different procedures.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)L1125-L1127
    JournalJapanese journal of applied physics
    Issue number6A
    Publication statusPublished - 1988 Jun


    • Amorphous phase
    • Icosahedral Al-Cu-Fe alloy
    • Liquid quenching
    • Mossbauer effect
    • Quasicrystal
    • Sputtering

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Engineering(all)
    • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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