Stable zn-mg-rare-earth face-centred icosahedral alloys with pentagonal dodecahedral solidification morphology

A. Niikura, A. P. Tsai, A. Inoue, T. Masumoto

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    Abstract

    A thermodynamically stable face-centred icosahedral phase with a pentagonal dodecahedral solidification morphology has been found in Zn-Mg-RE (RE = Y, Tb, Dy, Ho or Er) alloys. We report here the structure, stability and morphology in this new group of icosahedral alloys on the basis of results for the Zn-Mg-Y system.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)351-355
    Number of pages5
    JournalPhilosophical Magazine Letters
    Volume69
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1994 Jun

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Condensed Matter Physics

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