Next Article in Journal
Improved Solar Absorptance of WC/Co Solar Selective Absorbing Coating with Multimodal WC Particles
Previous Article in Journal
High-Cycle Microscopic Severe Corrosion Fatigue Behavior and Life Prediction of 25CrMo Steel Used in Railway Axles
Article Menu
Issue 4 (April) cover image

Export Article

Open AccessArticle
Metals 2017, 7(4), 135; doi:10.3390/met7040135

Face Centred Cubic Multi-Component Equiatomic Solid Solutions in the Au-Cu-Ni-Pd-Pt System

1
Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden (IFW Dresden), Helmholtzstr. 20, 01069 Dresden, Germany
2
TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Institute of Materials Science, Gustav-Zeuner-Str. 5, 09596 Freiberg, Germany
3
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute for Applied Materials (IAM-WK), Engelbert-Arnold-Str. 4, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
4
TU Dresden, Institute of Materials Science, 01062 Dresden, Germany
*
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Academic Editor: Houshang Alamdari
Received: 20 December 2016 / Revised: 2 March 2017 / Accepted: 6 April 2017 / Published: 12 April 2017
View Full-Text   |   Download PDF [2879 KB, uploaded 12 April 2017]   |  

Abstract

A single-phase solid solution is observed in quaternary and quinary alloys obtained from gold, copper, nickel, palladium and platinum. The lattice parameters of the alloys follow the linear rule of mixture when considering the lattice parameters of the elements and their concentration. The elements are a priori not homogeneously distributed within the respective alloys resulting in segregations. These segregations cause a large broadening of X-ray lines, which is accessed in the present article. This correlation is visualized by the help of local element mappings utilizing scanning electron microscopy including energy dispersive X-ray analysis and their quantitative analysis. View Full-Text
Keywords: solid solution; segregation; high entropy alloy; XRD line broadening solid solution; segregation; high entropy alloy; XRD line broadening
Figures

Figure 1

This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. (CC BY 4.0).

Scifeed alert for new publications

Never miss any articles matching your research from any publisher
  • Get alerts for new papers matching your research
  • Find out the new papers from selected authors
  • Updated daily for 49'000+ journals and 6000+ publishers
  • Define your Scifeed now

SciFeed Share & Cite This Article

MDPI and ACS Style

Freudenberger, J.; Rafaja, D.; Geissler, D.; Giebeler, L.; Ullrich, C.; Kauffmann, A.; Heilmaier, M.; Nielsch, K. Face Centred Cubic Multi-Component Equiatomic Solid Solutions in the Au-Cu-Ni-Pd-Pt System. Metals 2017, 7, 135.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats

Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.

Related Articles

Article Metrics

Article Access Statistics

1

Comments

[Return to top]
Metals EISSN 2075-4701 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert
Back to Top