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Constitution of the Al Corner in the Ternary Al–Ge–Mg Phase Diagram

  • T. M. Legka
  • T. M. Mika
  • Yu. V. Milman
  • N. P. KorzhovaEmail author
  • I. V. Voskoboynik
  • N. M. Mordovets

A fragment of the Al corner in the ternary Al–Ge–Mg phase diagram has been constructed. Experimental methods have shown that the tie-line of the L ⇆ α-Al + Mg2Ge three-phase eutectic equilibrium (corresponding to the maximum temperature of eutectic transformation) does not match the stoichiometric Al–Mg2Ge section in the ternary Al–Ge–Mg phase diagram and is shifted toward its magnesium-rich side. The temperature–composition parameters of the univariant L ⇆ α-Al + Mg2Ge eutectic transformation and the boundaries of two-phase α-Al + Mg2Ge alloys after crystallization and annealing have been determined. The results will be used in the development of new aluminum casting alloys.


ternary Al–Ge–Mg phase diagram quasibinary section univariant eutectic transformation two-phase eutectic structure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. M. Legka
    • 1
  • T. M. Mika
    • 1
  • Yu. V. Milman
    • 2
  • N. P. Korzhova
    • 2
    Email author
  • I. V. Voskoboynik
    • 2
  • N. M. Mordovets
    • 2
  1. 1.Kurdyumov Institute for Metal PhysicsNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineKyivUkraine
  2. 2.Frantsevich Institute for Problems of Materials ScienceNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineKyivUkraine

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