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Title: Solid-Solution CrCoCuFeNi High-Entropy Alloy Thin Films Synthesized by Sputter Deposition

Abstract

The concept of high configurationally entropy requires that the high-entropy alloys (HEAs) yield single-phase solid solutions. However, phase separations are quite common in bulk HEAs. A five-element alloy, CrCoCuFeNi, was deposited via radio frequency magnetron sputtering and confirmed to be a single-phase solid solution through the high-energy synchrotron X-ray diffraction, energy-dispersive spectroscopy, wavelength-dispersive spectroscopy, and transmission election microscopy. The formation of the solid-solution phase is presumed to be due to the high cooling rate of the sputter-deposition process.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Fossil Energy (FE)
OSTI Identifier:
1392586
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Materials Research Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 3; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 2166-3831
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Microstructure; Solid solution; Sputtering; Thin films

Citation Formats

An, Zhinan, Jia, Haoling, Wu, Yueying, Rack, Philip D., Patchen, Allan D., Liu, Yuzi, Ren, Yang, Li, Nan, and Liaw, Peter K. Solid-Solution CrCoCuFeNi High-Entropy Alloy Thin Films Synthesized by Sputter Deposition. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1080/21663831.2015.1048904.
An, Zhinan, Jia, Haoling, Wu, Yueying, Rack, Philip D., Patchen, Allan D., Liu, Yuzi, Ren, Yang, Li, Nan, & Liaw, Peter K. Solid-Solution CrCoCuFeNi High-Entropy Alloy Thin Films Synthesized by Sputter Deposition. United States. doi:10.1080/21663831.2015.1048904.
An, Zhinan, Jia, Haoling, Wu, Yueying, Rack, Philip D., Patchen, Allan D., Liu, Yuzi, Ren, Yang, Li, Nan, and Liaw, Peter K. Mon . "Solid-Solution CrCoCuFeNi High-Entropy Alloy Thin Films Synthesized by Sputter Deposition". United States. doi:10.1080/21663831.2015.1048904.
@article{osti_1392586,
title = {Solid-Solution CrCoCuFeNi High-Entropy Alloy Thin Films Synthesized by Sputter Deposition},
author = {An, Zhinan and Jia, Haoling and Wu, Yueying and Rack, Philip D. and Patchen, Allan D. and Liu, Yuzi and Ren, Yang and Li, Nan and Liaw, Peter K.},
abstractNote = {The concept of high configurationally entropy requires that the high-entropy alloys (HEAs) yield single-phase solid solutions. However, phase separations are quite common in bulk HEAs. A five-element alloy, CrCoCuFeNi, was deposited via radio frequency magnetron sputtering and confirmed to be a single-phase solid solution through the high-energy synchrotron X-ray diffraction, energy-dispersive spectroscopy, wavelength-dispersive spectroscopy, and transmission election microscopy. The formation of the solid-solution phase is presumed to be due to the high cooling rate of the sputter-deposition process.},
doi = {10.1080/21663831.2015.1048904},
journal = {Materials Research Letters},
issn = {2166-3831},
number = 4,
volume = 3,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {6}
}

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