, Volume 34, Issue 4, pp L369–L375 | Cite as

Mössbauer study of the stability of quasicrystalline phases: Al78Fe22 and Al82Fe18

  • K R P M Rao
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A quasicrystal of Al-Fe with a stoichiometric composition very close to a crystalline phase is shown to transform to the crystalline phase with simple thermal cycling from 300 K through 78 K and 300 K.


Mössbauer spectroscopy instability of quasicrystals phase transition at low temperature Al-Fe alloys 




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Authors and Affiliations

  • K R P M Rao
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  1. 1.Nuclear Physics DivisionBhabha Atomic Research CentreBombayIndia

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