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Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 28, Issue 4, pp 975–981 | Cite as

Mössbauer spectroscopic studies of the crystallization of amorphous Fe80B20−xSix (x=0, 2, and 8) alloys

  • R. Singhal
  • U. C. Johri
  • R. M. Singru
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Abstract

The crystallization process of amorphous Fe80B20−xSix (x=0, 2, and 8) ferromagnetic alloys has been studied by using 57Fe Mössbauer spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction studies. Results for samples heat treated at different temperatures for different times show that the crystallization of Fe80B20−xSi x samples having x=0 and 2 leads to α-Fe and t-Fe3B, while for x=8, it leads to α-Fe, t-Fe2B, and perhaps Fe-Si. It is further observed that the addition of silicon to the Fe-B system improves the thermal stability of the system.

Keywords

Polymer Spectroscopy Silicon Crystallization Thermal Stability 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Singhal
    • 1
  • U. C. Johri
    • 1
  • R. M. Singru
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsIndian Institute of TechnologyKanpurIndia

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