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Observation of linear defects in Al particles below 7 nm in size

  • Dmitri V. Louzguine-Luzgin (a1) and Akihisa Inoue (a1)

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An as-solidified structure of an Al-based ribbon sample produced by the melt-spinning technique was studied by x-ray diffractometry and transmission electron microscopy. The addition of Pd to Al-Y-Ni-Co alloys caused formation of the highly dispersed primary α-Al nanoparticles about 3–5 nm in size homogeneously embedded in the glassy matrix upon solidification. The first direct observation of microstrain and dislocations quenched in nanoparticles with a size below 7 nm is provided.

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Observation of linear defects in Al particles below 7 nm in size

  • Dmitri V. Louzguine-Luzgin (a1) and Akihisa Inoue (a1)

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