Powder Metallurgy and Metal Ceramics

, Volume 58, Issue 7–8, pp 469–473 | Cite as

Structural and Chemical Microinhomogeneity of the High-Entropy TiVZrNbHfTa Coating

  • V. F. Gorban
  • M. I. DanylenkoEmail author
  • M. A. Krapivka
  • S. A. Firstov

The structural and chemical microinhomogeneity of the high-entropy TiVZrNbHfTa coating is studied. Electron microprobe analysis shows that the content of elements varies within 10 at.% at a distance of several nanometers. The density of (s + d) electrons remains constant. High-resolution electron microscopy used to examine the fine structure found clusters with the size close to the ‘periodicity’ of the chemical inhomogeneity.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. F. Gorban
    • 1
  • M. I. Danylenko
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. A. Krapivka
    • 1
  • S. A. Firstov
    • 1
  1. 1.Frantsevich Institute for Problems of Materials ScienceNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineKyivUkraine

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