The annealing of stacking-fault tetrahedra in gold
Segall, R. L., Clarebrough, L. M. and Loretto, M. H.. (1966) The annealing of stacking-fault tetrahedra in gold. Philosophical Magazine, 14 (127). pp. 53-63. ISSN 1478-6435Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14786436608218988
The annealing of stacking-fault tetrahedra has been studied in bulk specimens of quenched gold. The results are interpreted in terms of a model involving the successive emission of vacancies, by the propagation of shear jog-lines, and a value of the energy of a shear jog-line of 0cdot07 ev atom plane is obtained. The results indicate that the activation energy for the annealing of stacking-fault tetrahedra is edge length dependent. The greater thermal stability of stacking-fault tetrahedra in silver than in gold is explained by the lower stacking-fault energy of silver.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Physics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Philosophical Magazine|
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Page Range:||pp. 53-63|
Data sourced from: Butterworth, J. (1966). Report of the Vice Chancellor 1965-66. Coventry : University of Warwick.
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