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Self-diffusion and Impurity Diffusion in Pure Metals

Handbook of Experimental Data

Diffusion in metals is an important phenomenon, which has many applications, for example in all kinds of steel and aluminum production, and in alloy formation (technical applications e.g. in superconductivity and semiconductor science). In this book the data on diffusion in metals are shown, both in graphs and in equations.Reliable data on diffusion in metals are required by researchers who try to make sense of results from all kinds of metallurgical experiments, and they are equally needed by theorists and computer modelers. The previous compilation dates from 1990, and measurements relying on the electron microprobe and the recent Rutherford backscattering technique were hardly taken into account there.This reference book, containing all results on self-diffusion and impurity diffusion in pure metals with an indication of their reliability, will be useful to everyone in this field for the theory, fundamental research and industrial applications covered.

Audience
Scientists working in the field of metallurgy as well as material design engineers and materials specifiers.

Included in series
Pergamon Materials Series

Hardbound, 360 Pages

Published: September 2008

Imprint: Pergamon

ISBN: 978-1-85617-511-1

Contents

  • 0 Introduction 0.1 Experimental techniques0.1.1 Radio tracer techniques0.1.2 Non-radioactive methods0.1.3 Interdiffusion0.1.4 Comparison of the experimental methods0.2 Interpretation of the diffusion investigations0.3 Instructions for the use of Tables List of abbreviations1 Self-diffusion and impurity diffusion in group I metals1.1 Lithium1.2 Sodium1.3 Potassium1.4 Copper1.5 Silver1.6 Gold2 Self-diffusion and impurity diffusion in group II metals2.1 Beryllium2.2 Magnesium2.3 Calcium2.4 Zinc2.5 Cadmium3 Self-diffusion and impurity diffusion in group III metals3.1 Scandium3.2 Yttrium3.3 Lanthanium3.4 Aluminum3.5 Indium3.6 Thallium4 Self-diffusion and impurity diffusion in group IV metals4.1 Titanium4.2 Zirconium4.3 Hafnium 4.4 Tin4.5 Lead5 Self-diffusion and impurity diffusion in group V metals5.1 Vanadium5.2 Niobium5.3 Tantalum5.4 Antimony6 Self-diffusion and impurity diffusion in group VI metals6.1 Chromium6.2 Molybdenum6.3 Tungsten7 Diffusion in group VII metals Manganese, rhenium8 Self-diffusion and impurity diffusion in group VIII metals8.1 Iron8.2 Cobalt8.3 Iridium8.4 Nickel8.5 Palladium8.6 Platinum9 Self-diffusion and impurity diffusion in rare earth metals9.1 Cerium9.2 Praseodymium9.3 Neodymium, europium, gadolinium, erbium, ytterbium10 Self-diffusion and impurity diffusion in actinide metals10.1 Thorium10.2 Uranium10.3 Plutonium

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