Morphology and Distribution of in Al-Fe Alloy under an Alternating Magnetic Field


Article Preview

The aim of this work is to study the effect of a low frequency alternating magnetic field on morphology and distribution of A3F2 in the Al-2.89 wt.% Fe alloy. At the cooling rate of 0.05 °C/s, only Al3Fe phase was observed in the iron-containing intermetallics. It was noteworthy that, compared with the conventional solidification, the primary Al3Fe phase was refined and accumulated towards the center of the sample by applying the alternating magnetic field. This phenomenon is considered as the result of the larger Lorentz force acting on the Al3Fe phase than the Al matrix.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 546-549)

Edited by:

Yafang Han et al.




Y. Han et al., "Morphology and Distribution of in Al-Fe Alloy under an Alternating Magnetic Field", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 546-549, pp. 933-936, 2007

Online since:

May 2007




[1] M.H. Mulazimoglu, A. Zaluska and J.E. Gruzleski: Metall. Mater. Trans. A27 (1995), p.929.

[2] J.A. Taylor, G.B. Schaffer and D.H. StJohn: Metall. Mater. Trans. A30 (1999), p.1643.

[3] N. Roy, A.M. Samuel and F.H. Samuel: Metall. Mater. Trans. A27 (1996), p.415.

[4] S. Asai: ISIJ Int. 29 (1989), p.981.

[5] Y. Han, C.Y. Ban, S.J. Guo, Q.X. Ba and J.Z. Cui: Acta Metall. Sin. in press.

[6] L.F. Mondolfo: Aluminium alloys: structure and properties, Butterworths, London. (1976), p.284.

[7] Ch. Vivès: Metall. Mater. Trans. B27 (1996), p.457.

Fetching data from Crossref.
This may take some time to load.