Martensitic transformation of Y4Al2O9

M. Shimada, H. Yamane, B. A. Hunter

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The crystal structure analysis on the low- and high-temperature phases of Y4Al2O9 by high-temperature neutron diffraction revealed a martensitic phase transformation at around 1380°C. A diffusionless cooperative movement of atoms at transition was demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)455-460
Number of pages6
JournalCeramic Engineering and Science Proceedings
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2000
Event24th Annual Conference on Composites, Advanced Ceramics, Materials,and Structures:B - Cocoa Beach, FL, USA
Duration: 2000 Jan 232000 Jan 28


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