Physical properties of molten iron alloys at high pressures

Satoru Urakawa, Hidenori Terasaki

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Abstract

In order to understand the formation, evolution and dynamic processes of the molten core of the terrestrial planets, knowledge of the physical properties, such as viscosity and density, of the molten iron alloy is required. Recent progress in the high-pressure technology combined with synchrotron radiation allows us to measure such properties at high-temperature and high-pressure. In this article, recent advances in the high-pressure research of molten iron alloys are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)138-144
Number of pages7
JournalReview of High Pressure Science and Technology/Koatsuryoku No Kagaku To Gijutsu
Volume12
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2002

Keywords

  • Core
  • Density
  • Diffusion
  • Radiography
  • Synchrotron radiation
  • Viscosity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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