Journal of Phase Equilibria

, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 152–155 | Cite as

The Pu−Sn (Plutonium-Tin) system

  • E. M. Foltyn
  • D. E. Peterson
Alloy Phase Diagram Evaluations Pu−Sn


Plutonium Equi Diagram Alloy Phase Diagram Crys Structure Symbol Group Designation Prototype 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. M. Foltyn
    • 1
  • D. E. Peterson
    • 1
  1. 1.Materials Science and Technology DivisionLos Alamos National LaboratoryLos Alamos

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