Interdiffusion in the Ti-rich phases of the Ti-Al system

Ryosuke Kainuma, Gerhard Inden

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The interdiffusion coefficient (D̃) has been measured in the temperature range from 1442 to 1639 K as a function of the composition in the α (hexagonal close-packed, A3), α2 (ordered hexagonal, D019), β (body-centred cubic, A2) and γ (ordered face-centred cubic, L10) phases of the Ti-Al system. The concentration profiles were obtained by electron probe microanalysis, and the chemical diffusivity was extracted from the concentration profiles by the Boltzmann-Matano procedure. In all the phases the interdiffusion coefficients increase with increasing Al contents. This increase is large in the disordered phase a, but much smaller in the ordered phases α2 and γ.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)429-432
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Materials Research
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1997 May


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