Nield, V.M. and McGreevy, R.L. and Tucker, M.G. (1998) Changes in the short-range order of gallium on melting and supercooling. Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter, 10 (15). pp. 3293-3300. ISSN 0953-8984.
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Neutron diffraction has been used to study the diffuse scattering of gallium as it was heated from solid to liquid through the melting point, and then cooled from liquid to supercooled liquid. Little evidence was found of a pre-melting effect. A difference was observed in the rate of change of the diffuse scattering between the liquid and supercooled states from a slightly impure sample, but a high-purity sample showed little change in structure between +33 and -13.1 degrees C. Reverse Monte Carlo analysis has been applied to the supercooled liquid, confirming that its structure is very like that of the beta-phase.
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Physical Sciences > Functional Materials Group
Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Physical Sciences
|Depositing User:||M.A. Ziai|
|Date Deposited:||29 Jun 2011 08:16|
|Last Modified:||29 Jun 2011 08:16|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/17473 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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