Journal of Phase Equilibria and Diffusion

, Volume 37, Issue 2, pp 130–134 | Cite as

A Partial Isothermal Section at 1000 °C of Al-Mn-Fe Phase Diagram in Vicinity of Taylor Phase and Decagonal Quasicrystal

  • P. Priputen
  • I. Černičková
  • P. Lejček
  • D. Janičkovič
  • J. Janovec


Altogether 19 alloys of an Al-Mn-Fe system with compositions near to the Taylor phase and/or the decagonal quasicrystal were characterised by the x-ray diffraction and the energy-dispersive x-ray spectroscopy coupled with the scanning electron microscopy, after annealing at 1000 °C for 330 h. The obtained experimental results were used to propose a partial isothermal section at 1000 °C of the Al-Mn-Fe phase diagram. The ternary T-phase area of an untypical saddle shape was found to touch the Al-Mn binary one. The γ2-phase was found to be stable between 2 and 30 at.% of Fe at 1000 °C and boundaries between γ1- and γ2-areas are expected to be located very close to the Al-Mn binary.


aluminum alloys equilibria experimental phase intermetallics isothermal section phase diagram 



The authors wish to thank to the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) for financial support of the project ITMS:26220120014 “Center for development and application of advanced diagnostic methods in processing of metallic and non-metallic materials” funded within the Research & Development Operational Programme, to the Slovak Academy of Sciences for the support in the frame of the “Center of Excellence for functional multiphase materials” (FUN-MAT, I/2/2011), as well as to the Grant Agency VEGA for the financial support under the Contracts 1/0018/15 and 2/0189/14, to the Slovak Research and Development Agency for the financial support under the Contract APVV-0076-11, and to the Czech Science Foundation for the financial support under the Contract GA P108/12/G043.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Priputen
    • 1
  • I. Černičková
    • 1
  • P. Lejček
    • 2
  • D. Janičkovič
    • 3
  • J. Janovec
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Materials Science and Technology in TrnavaSlovak University of Technology in BratislavaTrnavaSlovak Republic
  2. 2.Laboratory of Nanostructures and Nanomaterials, Institute of PhysicsAcademy of Sciences of the Czech RepublicPrague 8Czech Republic
  3. 3.Institute of PhysicsSlovak Academy of SciencesBratislavaSlovak Republic

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