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An electron microscopic study of quasicrystals in a quaternary alloy : Mg32(Al, Zn, Cu)49

Mukhopadhyay, NK and Subbanna, GN and Ranganathan, S and Chattopadhyay, K (1986) An electron microscopic study of quasicrystals in a quaternary alloy : Mg32(Al, Zn, Cu)49. In: Scripta Metallurgica, 20 (4). pp. 525-528.

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The discovery of a solid exhibiting m 3 5 point group symmetry by Shechtman et. al. (l) in a rapidly solidified Al-14at%Mn alloy has activated intensive studies of a new class of solids, termed as quasicrystals (2). While the original discovery reported the existence of quasicrystals in AI-Mn. AI-Fe and AI-Cr alloys, subsequent work has revealed their existence in Mg-Zn-Al(3,4), Mg-A]-Cu(5), AI-Mn-Si(6) and Ti-Ni-V(7) alloys (Table l).

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Scripta Metallurgica
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Materials Research Centre
Division of Mechanical Sciences > Materials Engineering (formerly Metallurgy)
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2009 11:24
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:40
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/22196

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