Nanoquasicrystalline phase produced by devitrification of Hf-Pd-Ni-Al metallic glass

D. V. Louzguine, M. S. Ko, A. Inoue

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Abstract

Structure changes in the Hf-Al-Ni-Pd metallic glass on heating have been studied by x-ray diffraction, transmission electron microscopy, and differential scanning calorimetry. It has been found that the first stage of the devitrification process is related to the precipitation of fine particles of an icosahedral phase from about 5 to 15 nm in size. A direct evidence of the formation of the icosahedral phase has been done using nanobeam diffraction in transmission electron microscope.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3424-3426
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume76
Issue number23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Jun 5

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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