Study on Glass Forming Ability for the Nd60-xCo15+xAl25 Alloys


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Bulk Nd60-xCo15+xAl25 (where x =0, 2, 5, 8, 11) sheet alloys were prepared by argon arc melting and suction casting a copper mold. Glassing forming ability (GFA) of these alloys was investigated by X-ray diffraction (XRD) and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC). Due to the dissimilarity reflected from DSC curves the thermodynamic calculation was applied. The values of Gibbs free energy (∆Gl-x (Tg)) for the amorphous alloys were gave out and some GFA criterions were adopted to make a comparison among the samples.



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B. Xu and H.Y. Li




Y. J. Tang et al., "Study on Glass Forming Ability for the Nd60-xCo15+xAl25 Alloys", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 583, pp. 82-85, 2012

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October 2012




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