Formation of metastable phases in Ni-43·5at Mo powder mixtures during mechanical alloying and after heat treatment

Dariusz Oleszak , V. K. Portnoy , H. Matyja


Abstract Mechanical alloying of Ni-43·5 at.\% Mo powder was performed with three different types of ball mill: high-energy vibrating-frame grinder, medium-energy vibrational mill and low-energy rotational mill. In all cases, the synthesized alloys exhibited an amorphous structure with some unreacted crystalline Mo. Additionally, a new phase has been formed after milling in vibrational and rotational devices. This phase has been described as bcc, with a lattice parameter α = 3·43 Å. The differential scanning calorimetry (Dsc) for these amorphous alloys exhibited two exothermic features. The low-temperature effect has been attributed to the crystallization process of the amorphous phase. The second DSC thermal effect found at higher temperatures has been attributed to subsequent phase transformations resulting in a new phase defined as fee with a lattice parameter in the range 10·954–11·098 Å, depending on the mill employed. The existence of a supersaturated Ni(Mo) solid solution in the structure of the heated samples has also been confirmed.
Author Dariusz Oleszak (FMSE / DCFM)
Dariusz Oleszak,,
- Division of Construction and Functional Materials
, V. K. Portnoy - [Lomonosov Moscow State University]
V. K. Portnoy,,
, H. Matyja - [Warsaw University of Technology (PW)]
H. Matyja,,
- Politechnika Warszawska
Journal seriesPhilosophical Magazine Part B, ISSN 1364-2812
Issue year1997
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Publication indicators Scopus Citations = 13; WoS Citations = 12
Citation count*6 (2014-08-23)
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