Neutron diffraction studies on YFe10.5Mo1.5Cx prepared by arc-melting

Weihua Mao, Jinbo Yang, Benpei Cheng, Yingchang Yang, Honglin Du, Dongfeng Chen, Yanjie Xue, Baisheng Zhang, Chuntang Ye, Jilian Yang, H. Luo, W. B. Yelon

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Abstract

Neutron power diffraction studies are performed with different reactors on YFe10.5Mo1.5Cx (x = 0.3 and 0.6) prepared by arc-melting. The refinements of the neutron diffraction data indicate that the carbides retain the ThMn12-type structure with an increase of unit cell volume and most of carbon atoms occupy the interstitial 2b sites. The effects of carbon introduced by arc-melting are similar to that of interstitial nitrogen introduced by the gas - solid phase reaction, which is of significance in the technical applications due to a better stability of these carbides.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)307-310
Number of pages4
JournalSolid State Communications
Volume107
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 26 1998

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

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Mao, W., Yang, J., Cheng, B., Yang, Y., Du, H., Chen, D., Xue, Y., Zhang, B., Ye, C., Yang, J., Luo, H., & Yelon, W. B. (1998). Neutron diffraction studies on YFe10.5Mo1.5Cx prepared by arc-melting. Solid State Communications, 107(6), 307-310. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0038-1098(98)00228-2