Bulletin of Materials Science

, Volume 20, Issue 6, pp 805–815 | Cite as

Alloy design with the aid of molecular orbital method

  • Masahiko Morinaga
  • Hiroshi Yukawa
India-Japan Seminar On New Materials


A molecular orbital approach to alloy design has recently made great progress. This is applicable not only to structural alloys, but also to functional alloys. In this paper we have focussed on two materials as examples: high Cr ferritic steels and hydrogen storage alloys.


Alloy design molecular orbital method 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Masahiko Morinaga
    • 1
  • Hiroshi Yukawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Materials Science and Engineering, School of EngineeringNagoya UniversityNagoyaJapan

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