Icosahedral quasicrystal produced by gas evaporation of an Al-Mn alloy

Saito, Yahachi; Chen, Ho S.; Mihama, Kazuhiro
March 1986
Applied Physics Letters;3/3/1986, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p581
Academic Journal
Al-Mn alloy particles prepared by evaporation of an Al-10 at. % Mn alloy in He gas have been found to exhibit the same diffraction pattern reported for a melt-spun Al6Mn icosahedral quasicrystal. An x-ray energy dispersive analysis shows a Mn content of about 24 at. %.


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