TITLE

Femtosecond laser quenching of the ε phase of iron

AUTHOR(S)
Sano, Tomokazu; Mori, Hiroaki; Ohmura, Etsuji; Miyamoto, Isamu
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;10/27/2003, Vol. 83 Issue 17, p3498
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The quenching of the ε phase of iron, which has not been observed under a conventional shock compression, was attained using a femtosecond laser. The crystalline structure in a recovered iron sample was determined using an electron backscatter diffraction pattern system. The femtosecond laser driven shock may have the potential to quench high-pressure phases of other materials. © 2003 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
11123026

 

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