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Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 29, Issue 18, pp 4778–4785 | Cite as

Crystallization behaviour of amorphous Sc100−x Fex alloys near x=25 composition

  • C. Bansal
  • J. T. T. Kumaran
  • G. Rajaram
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Abstract

A detailed study of the process of crystallization in amorphous Fe25Sc75, Fe28 Sc72 and Fe25Sc45Zr30 alloys has been carried out using differential scanning calorimetry, X-ray diffraction and Mössbauer spectroscopic techniques. The complex multi-stage transformation process in Fe25Sc75 and Fe28Sc72 is understood in terms of polymorphous formation of an intermediate metastable crystalline phase of orthorhombic structure (a = 0.521 nm, b = 0.648 nm and c = 1.212 nm) and of likely Sc3Fe stoichiometry, before final eutectic crystallization to stable Fe2Sc and α-Sc.

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Polymer Crystallization Differential Scanning Calorimetry Calorimetry Crystalline Phase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Bansal
    • 1
  • J. T. T. Kumaran
    • 1
  • G. Rajaram
    • 1
  1. 1.School of PhysicsUniversity of HyderabadHyderabadIndia

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