Structural observation of amorphous (Ti0.676Zr0.324)D0.31 by neutron and X-ray diffraction

K. Itoh, K. Hashi, K. Aoki, T. Fukunaga

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Abstract

Neutron and X-ray diffraction were used to elucidate the structure of amorphous (Ti0.676Zr0.324)D0.31 prepared by mechanical milling under a deuterium gas atmosphere. Moreover, reverse Monte Carlo modeling was employed to obtain further insight into the location of the deuterium atoms. The results informed us that deuterium atoms are located in the tetrahedral sites formed by Ti and Zr. Additionally, it was found that about 93% of the deuterium atoms locate in the tetrahedral sites and about 40% occupy the holes of tetrahedral units consisting of 3Ti + 1Zr.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3049-3052
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Non-Crystalline Solids
Volume353
Issue number32-40
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 15 2007
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Amorphous metals
  • Diffraction and scattering measurements
  • Glasses
  • Mechanical alloying
  • Metallic glasses
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Neutron diffraction/scattering
  • Short-range order
  • Structure
  • X-ray diffraction
  • X-rays

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Materials Chemistry

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