Physics of the Solid State

, Volume 59, Issue 4, pp 639–643 | Cite as

Pseudospinodal in the Monte Carlo simulation of the decomposition of an alloy

Metals
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Abstract

A hypothesis about the existence of a pseudospinodal separating the homogeneous and heterogeneous nucleation regions in the phase diagram of a binary alloy has been proposed on the basis of the results obtained from the Monte Carlo simulation of the decomposition in a simple system with a short-range attractive potential of the impurity atoms.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.M. N. Mikheev Institute of Metal Physics, Ural BranchRussian Academy of SciencesYekaterinburgRussia

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