The Physics of Metals and Metallography

, Volume 109, Issue 6, pp 563–567 | Cite as

Cluster model of the structural organization of amorphous iron

  • E. V. Levchenko
  • A. V. Evteev
  • S. Yu. Vakhmin
  • A. T. Kosilov
  • A. Yu. Pryadil’shchikov
Theory of Metals

Abstract

Within the framework of the method of molecular dynamics and statistic geometrical analysis, laws governing the formation of the structure of a percolation cluster consisting of interpenetrating and mutually contacting icosahedra have been studied in the process of iron vitrification. The results of an analysis of the morphology of clusters consisting of only interpenetrating icosahedra and of the nature of their joining into a percolation cluster are presented.

Key words

iron metal glass simulation molecular dynamics percolation cluster icosahedron 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. V. Levchenko
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. V. Evteev
    • 1
    • 2
  • S. Yu. Vakhmin
    • 1
  • A. T. Kosilov
    • 1
  • A. Yu. Pryadil’shchikov
    • 1
  1. 1.Voronezh State Technical UniversityVoronezhRussia
  2. 2.The University of NewcastleCallaghanAustralia

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