Martensitic transformation of Y4Al2O9

M. Shimada, H. Yamane, B. A. Hunter

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    The crystal structure analysis on the low- and high-temperature phases of Y4Al2O9 by high-temperature neutron diffraction revealed a martensitic phase transformation at around 1380°C. A diffusionless cooperative movement of atoms at transition was demonstrated.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)455-460
    Number of pages6
    JournalCeramic Engineering and Science Proceedings
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - 2000 Jan 1
    Event24th Annual Conference on Composites, Advanced Ceramics, Materials,and Structures:B - Cocoa Beach, FL, USA
    Duration: 2000 Jan 232000 Jan 28

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Ceramics and Composites
    • Materials Chemistry


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