Order-Disorder Phenomena in Metal Hydrides

  • Makoto Hirabayashi
  • Hajime Asano
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSB, volume 76)


In the last decade, considerable progress has been made in the study of order-disorder phenomena in metal hydrides. The purpose of this paper is to review the recent investigations on the order-disorder transitions in hydrides of the group V transition metals (V, Nb and Ta) and of Pd. The emphasis is put upon the features of structural changes in the equilibrium states on the basis of experimental data.


Metal Hydride Concentration Wave Deuterium Atom Superlattice Reflection Metal Lattice 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Makoto Hirabayashi
    • 1
  • Hajime Asano
    • 2
  1. 1.The Research Institute for Iron, Steel and Other MetalsTohoku UniversitySendai 980Japan
  2. 2.Institute of Materials ScienceUniversity of TsukubaIbaraki 305Japan

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