Positron Annihilation Studies on Al203 Powders

G. Brauer, F. Kerbe, Zs Kajcsos, A. Ashry

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The sintering behaviour of two differently produced Al2O3 powders is studied by positron annihilation. The positron lifetime in the perfect lattice is found to be τc = (149 ± 2) ps, whereas for dislocations τd = (166 ± 5) ps and for structural vacancies (γ‐Al2O3), τv = (223 ± 8) ps.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)451-455
Number of pages5
Journalphysica status solidi (a)
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Aug 16 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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