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The evolution of microstructure in the undercooled Zn-Sn entrained droplets

Chattopadhyay, K and Swarnamba, PR and Srivastava, JPN (1989) The evolution of microstructure in the undercooled Zn-Sn entrained droplets. In: Metallurgical Transactions A, 20 (10). pp. 2109-2115.

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The existence of a metastable miscibility gap has been indicated from the metastable phase diagram of the Zn-Sn system calculated using regular solution and Krupkowski's models. To validate this phenomenon experimentally, the entrained droplet technique was used to achieve high undercooling and to access the metastable regions. The microstructural analysis confirms the miscibility gap and the associated monotectic reaction. Evidence is also presented for a possible massive solidification of the undercooled melt.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Metallurgical Transactions A
Publisher: The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Materials Engineering (formerly Metallurgy)
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2010 09:21
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 06:11
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/30350

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