Journal of Phase Equilibria and Diffusion

, Volume 39, Issue 4, pp 377–386 | Cite as

The 600 °C Isothermal Section of the Zn-Al-La Ternary System

  • Haoping Peng
  • Shouwu Xu
  • Jianhua Wang
  • Ya Liu
  • Xiaofeng Lai
  • Xuping SuEmail author


The 600 °C isothermal section of the Zn-Al-La ternary system was experimentally determined using scanning electron microscopy/energy dispersive spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction and equilibrated alloy method. The results indicate that nine three-phase regions have been identified in the Zn-Al-La ternary system at 600 °C. No new ternary compound was found in the system. La-Zn and La-Al compounds can dissolve a certain amount of Al and Zn, respectively. The solubility of Al in LaZn, LaZn5 and La3Zn22 phases is 18.6, 2.6 and 9.0 at.%, respectively, and the solubility of Al in La2Zn17 and LaZn11 phases is 17.1 and 6.3 at.%, respectively. The solubility of Zn in Al4La5, AlLa, Al2La and Al3La phases is 7.8, 7.8, 25.3 and 15.2 at.%, respectively. The ternary compound Zn2Al2La has a larger composition range, and its chemical composition can be roughly expressed as La (ZnxAl1−x)4 (0.2875 ≤ x ≤ 0.6875).


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This investigation is supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 51671037 and 51471037), A Project Funded by the Priority Academic Program Development of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions(PAPD).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Haoping Peng
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Shouwu Xu
    • 2
  • Jianhua Wang
    • 1
    • 3
  • Ya Liu
    • 1
    • 3
  • Xiaofeng Lai
    • 1
  • Xuping Su
    • 1
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Material Surface Science and TechnologyChangzhou UniversityJiangsuPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Oil & Gas Storage and Transportation TechnologyChangzhou UniversityJiangsuPeople’s Republic of China
  3. 3.Jiangsu Collaborative Innovation Center of Photovolatic Science and EngineeringChangzhou UniversityJiangsuPeople’s Republic of China

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