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Science in China Series G: Physics and Astronomy

, Volume 48, Issue 6, pp 687–694 | Cite as

A simulation study of rapid solidification and crystal configuration of Cu70Ni30 alloy

  • Zheng Caixing 
  • Liu Rangsu 
  • Zhou Qunyi 
  • Tian Ze’an 
  • Wang Xin 
  • Li Qiang 
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Abstract

A molecular dynamics (MD) simulation study has been performed for the rapid solidification of Cu70Ni30 adopting the quantum Sutton-Chen many-body potentials. By analyzing the bond-types and the relation of atomic average energy versus temperature, it was demonstrated that as cooling rate being 2×1012 K/s, the Cu70Ni30 formed fcc crystal structures and freezing point was found. In addition, having analyzed the transformation of microstructures and the detail of crystal growth by using atomic trace and visual method, not only could the formation of binary disordered solid solution be showed, but also the solidification of liquid metals and the crystal growth processes could be, further understood.

Keywords

quantum Sutton-Chen Potentials molecular dynamics simulation Cu70Ni30 alloy rapid solidification 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zheng Caixing 
    • 1
  • Liu Rangsu 
    • 1
  • Zhou Qunyi 
    • 1
  • Tian Ze’an 
    • 1
  • Wang Xin 
    • 1
  • Li Qiang 
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsHunan UniversityChangshaChina

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