The impact of nanoscale compositional variation on the properties of amorphous alloys.

Ryota Gemma, Moritz To Baben, Astrid Pundt, Vassilios Kapaklis, Björgvin Hjörvarsson

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Abstract

The atomic distribution in amorphous FeZr alloys is found to be close to random, nevertheless, the composition can not be viewed as being homogenous at the nm-scale. The spatial variation of the local composition is identified as the root of the unusual magnetic properties in amorphous [Formula: see text] alloys. The findings are discussed and generalised with respect to the physical properties of amorphous and crystalline materials.
Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalScientific Reports
Volume10
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 12 2020

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