The Crystal Structures of Argon and Its Alloys

  • C. S. Barrett
  • Lothar Meyer
Conference paper

Abstract

Solid argon is stable in the face-centered cubic structure at all temperatures, but it is found that it can also crystallize in a metastable form with hexagonal close-packed structure.1 Plastic deformation introduces many stacking faults, particularly in the hcp phase, and eventually reduces samples to faulted fcc structure. Small amounts of nitrogen, oxygen, or CO stabilize the hcp phase at temperatures near the melting point.

Keywords

Argon Hexa Helium Hexagonal Coherence 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1965

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. S. Barrett
    • 1
  • Lothar Meyer
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for the Study of MetalsUniversity of ChicagoChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Institute for the Study of Metals and Department of ChemistryUniversity of ChicagoChicagoUSA

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