Hume–Rothery Stabilization Mechanism of Be-Based Complex Alloys

  • H. SatoEmail author
  • M. Inukai
  • E. S. Zijlstra
  • U. Mizutani
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We performed first-principles FLAPW (Full potential Linearized Augmented Plane Wave) band calculations for Be13Mg and Be13Sb. Furthermore, we calculated the Hume–Rothery plot and e/a with the tetrahedron method from the case.output1 file generated from WIEN2k. These complex alloys belong to fcc structures with almost the same atom density as hcp Be. From the FLAPW-Fourier spectrum, we could point out that, in both alloys, the pseudogap is formed by Fs–Bz interactions with the spheres just coinciding to reciprocal lattice vectors, |G|=32,35,36 and 40.


Hume–Rothery stabilization FLAPW-Fourier analysis Fs–Bz interactions Tetrahedral method 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Sato
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. Inukai
    • 2
  • E. S. Zijlstra
    • 3
  • U. Mizutani
    • 4
  1. 1.Aichi University of EducationAichiJapan
  2. 2.Toyota Technological InstituteHisakataNagoyaJapan
  3. 3.Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of KasselKasselGermany
  4. 4.Nagoya Industrial Science Research InstituteNagoyaJapan

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