Phase diagram of Np-Pu (neptunium-plutonium) system

  • F. Predel
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This chapter provides the phase diagram of Np-Pu (neptunium-plutonium) system.

Phase Diagram

Using the Brewer valence bond model, Ogawa [93Oga] has calculated the phase diagram of this system. The results were taken to draw Fig. 1 and are compared with data found experimentally (dashed lines).
Fig. 1

Np-Pu. Calculated phase diagram of the Np-Pu system in comparison to experimentally determined phase diagram [93Oga]


  1. [93Oga]
    Ogawa, T.: J. Alloys Comp. 194 (1993) 1CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Predel
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  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für FestkörperforschungStuttgartGermany

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