Yeh, X. L. and Samwer, K. and Johnson, W. L. (1983) Formation of an amorphous metallic hydride by reaction of hydrogen with crystalline intermetallic compounds — A new method of synthesizing metallic glasses. Applied Physics Letters, 42 (3). pp. 242-244. ISSN 0003-6951. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:YEHapl83
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Noncrystalline metallic hydrides can be formed from certain crystalline Zr3Rh intermetallic phases by hydrogenation. X-ray diffraction patterns, density measurements, and superconducting properties confirmed the transition from the crystalline to the amorphous phase by this solid state reaction. The transition can be explained in terms of a "chemical frustration" effect.
|Additional Information:||Copyright © 1983 American Institute of Physics. Received 5 October 1982; accepted 8 November 1982. The authors gratefully acknowledge the support of the U. S. Department of Energy, under Contract No. DE-AM03-76SF00767. We thank Lowell Hazelton for his contributions to the experiment and for useful discussions.|
|Subject Keywords:||glass; hydrides; metals; synthesis; chemical reactions; crystals; intermetallic compounds; amorphous state; hydrogen; zirconium compounds; rhodium compounds; hydrogenation; x–ray diffraction; images; experimental data; density; superconductivity; phase transformations|
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|Deposited By:||Tony Diaz|
|Deposited On:||13 Jul 2006|
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