The effect of Ti, Nb, and Ta additions to ZrAlCu metallic glass on the crystallization and formation of the icosahedral phase

J. B. Qiang, W. Zhang, G. Q. Xie, A. Inoue

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Abstract

The addition of Ti, Nb, or Ta altered the crystallization behavior of the Zr65Al7.5Cu27.5 glass, and a metastable nanoscaled I-phase was obtained on primary crystallization of these quaternary glasses. The complete substitution of Al by Nb also led to the precipitation of I-phase upon crystallization. Negative heats of mixing between the addition metals and the transition metals of the mother alloy were demonstrated to be not a necessary condition for I-phase formation in the present alloy system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1093-1097
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Materials Research
Volume22
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Apr
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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