The Al Effects of Co-Free and V-Containing High-Entropy Alloys
AbstractIn this study, five-component high-entropy alloys (HEAs) AlxCrFeNiV (where x denotes the molar ratio, x = 0, 0.1, 0.3, 0.5, 0.75, 1, and 1.5) were prepared using an arc-melting furnace. The effects of the addition of the Al on the crystal structures were investigated using X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), and transmission electron microscopy (TEM). Also, two non-equiatomic ratio HEAs, AlxCrFeNiV (x = 0.3, and 0.5), were systematically studied through the use of various characterization methods in the as-cast state. The Al0.3CrFeNiV alloy displayed typical duplex body-centered cubic (BCC) structures, including disordered BCC (A2), and NiAl-type ordered BCC (B2) phases. Meanwhile, in regard to the Al0.5CrFeNiV alloy, this alloy was found to contain an unknown phase which was enriched in Cr and V, as well as the coherent A2/B2 phases. Both of these alloys displayed very high yield and fracture strengths. However, their compression fracture strains were approximately 10%. Also, the fracture surfaces showed mainly cleavage fracture modes. View Full-Text
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Xia, S.; Yang, X.; Chen, M.; Yang, T.; Zhang, Y. The Al Effects of Co-Free and V-Containing High-Entropy Alloys. Metals 2017, 7, 18.
Xia S, Yang X, Chen M, Yang T, Zhang Y. The Al Effects of Co-Free and V-Containing High-Entropy Alloys. Metals. 2017; 7(1):18.Chicago/Turabian Style
Xia, Songqin; Yang, Xiao; Chen, Mingbiao; Yang, Tengfei; Zhang, Yong. 2017. "The Al Effects of Co-Free and V-Containing High-Entropy Alloys." Metals 7, no. 1: 18.