1ST-PRINCIPLES STUDY OF PHASE-STABILITY IN CU-ZN SUBSTITUTIONAL ALLOYS
UNSPECIFIED (1991) 1ST-PRINCIPLES STUDY OF PHASE-STABILITY IN CU-ZN SUBSTITUTIONAL ALLOYS. PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 67 (13). pp. 1779-1782. ISSN 0031-9007Full text not available from this repository.
A parameter-free approach to phase stability in Cu-Zn substitutional alloys is shown to describe order-disorder phenomena and structural transformations with remarkable accuracy. The method is based on a multiple-scattering description of the electronic structure properties of the random alloy. Configurational order is treated within the generalized perturbation method and the concentration-functional theory. Thermodynamical properties of alpha and beta-brasses are derived from the cluster variation method. This advanced scheme is of general validity and is expected to yield similarly accurate results for other Hume-Rothery alloys.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS|
|Publisher:||AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC|
|Date:||23 September 1991|
|Number of Pages:||4|
|Page Range:||pp. 1779-1782|
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