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Effect of Mo on Phase Separation in Fe-40 at% Cr Alloys Based on Numerical Solutions of the Cahn Hilliard Equation
Yoshihiro SuwaYoshiyuki Saito
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2007 Volume 48 Issue 7 Pages 1891-1895

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Effect of Mo on phase separation behavior of Cr in Fe-40 at%Cr-Mo ternary alloys was investigated with use of a model based on the Cahn-Hilliard eqaution. Simulation result indicates that the addition of a small amount of Mo to an Fe-40 at%Cr binary alloy was found to accelerate phase separation. With addition of small amount of Mo up to 5 at%, the rate of phase separtion concentration of Cr along the trajectory of its peak top increases with time. Mechanism of this acceleration behavior of Cr was analyzed by using a theory on asymptotic behavior of substitutional element in ternary alloy proposed by the present authors.

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