Novel face-centered icosahedral phase in al-mg-li system

Akio Niikura, An Pang Tsai, Akihisa Inoue, Tsuyoshi Masumoto, Akiji Yamamoto

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A new class of the icosahedral phase is found for the first time in a melt-quenched Al5oMg25Li25 alloy. The icosahedral phase reveals a face-centered icosahedral lattice analogous to the structure of icosahedral AlCuFe.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)L 1160-L 1163
JournalJapanese journal of applied physics
Issue number8 B
Publication statusPublished - 1993 Aug
Externally publishedYes


  • Aluminum-magnesium-lithium
  • Face-centered icosahedral lattice
  • Frank-Kasper class
  • Icosahedral phase
  • Quasi crystal

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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