Mössbauer and X-ray study of rapidly quenched and mechanically alloyed Al-Fe alloys

E. Kuzmann, A. Vértes, A. Griger, V. Stefániay

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Mössbauer spectroscopy and X-ray diffractometry were used to study the effect of the cooling rate as well as of the milling time on the structure of rapidly quenched Al-6.8% Fe, Al-0.5% Fe and mechanically alloyed Al-8% Fe alloys. The main phase of the rapidly quenched alloys was identified as AlmFe besides Al6Fe and AlFe solid solutions. In the mechanically alloyed samples (with milling time between 1.5-43 hours), we have found α-Fe, AlFe solid solution and a third phase characterized by a doublet with Mössbauer parameters which are not so far from those of clusters in AlFe alloys. We have observed a continuous increase of the quantity of AlFe solid solution, together with a significantly less increase of the third phase as a function of the milling time. Simultaneously, the quantity of alpha-iron has gradually decreased.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)943-947
Number of pages5
JournalHyperfine Interactions
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1994


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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