Triple-Phase Eutectic High-Entropy Alloy: Al10Co18Cr18Fe18Nb10Ni26

Abstract

A triple-phase eutectic high-entropy alloy (TEHEA) Al10Co18Cr18Fe18Nb10Ni26 is designed and successfully prepared by electric arc melting. The alloy is proved to consist of disordered face-centered cubic (FCC) phase, ordered body centered cubic (B2) phase and Laves phase with hexagonal close-packed (HCP) structure. Furthermore, a simple mixing method can be adopted to design TEHEAs and to locate the eutectic point composition. This class of alloys provides a new approach for the exploration of multicomponent triple-phase eutectic alloys with unique microstructure and properties.

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This work was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 50971051).

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Jin, X., Bi, J., Liang, Y. et al. Triple-Phase Eutectic High-Entropy Alloy: Al10Co18Cr18Fe18Nb10Ni26. Metall Mater Trans A (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11661-021-06165-0

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