Rare-earth high entropy alloys with hexagonal close-packed structure

Published on Nov 15, 2018in Journal of Applied Physics2.286
· DOI :10.1063/1.5051514
J. W. Qiao1
Estimated H-index: 1
(TUT: Taiyuan University of Technology),
Junwei Qiao29
Estimated H-index: 29
(TUT: Taiyuan University of Technology)
+ 5 AuthorsM. C. Gao1
Estimated H-index: 1
(AECOM)
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Abstract
The formation of octonary DyErGdHoLuScTbY and senary DyGdHoLaTbY and ErGdHoLaTbY high-entropy alloys (HEAs) with the hexagonal close-packed (HCP) structure was reported in this study. Experiments using scanning electron microscopy and x-ray diffraction confirmed the single HCP solid solution in the as-cast state for these three HEAs if the presence of minor rare-earth oxides due to contamination from processing is ignored. The measured compressive yield stress values for these HEAs at room temperature are 245, 205, and 360 MPa for the ErGdHoLaTbY, DyGdHoLaTbY, and DyErGdHoLuScTbY HEAs, respectively. The corresponding solid solution strengthening contributions for these HEAs were estimated using a simple elastic model, and the resulting contributions were 28 MPa, 27 MPa, and 42 MPa for the three aforementioned HEAs.The formation of octonary DyErGdHoLuScTbY and senary DyGdHoLaTbY and ErGdHoLaTbY high-entropy alloys (HEAs) with the hexagonal close-packed (HCP) structure was reported in this study. Experiments using scanning electron microscopy and x-ray diffraction confirmed the single HCP solid solution in the as-cast state for these three HEAs if the presence of minor rare-earth oxides due to contamination from processing is ignored. The measured compressive yield stress values for these HEAs at room temperature are 245, 205, and 360 MPa for the ErGdHoLaTbY, DyGdHoLaTbY, and DyErGdHoLuScTbY HEAs, respectively. The corresponding solid solution strengthening contributions for these HEAs were estimated using a simple elastic model, and the resulting contributions were 28 MPa, 27 MPa, and 42 MPa for the three aforementioned HEAs.
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