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Enhanced inter-diffusion of immiscible elements Fe/Cu at the interface of FeZr/CuZr amorphous multilayers

Sun, Ming; Rauf, Abdur; Zhang, Yidong; Sha, Gang; Peng, Guo; Yu, Zhou; Guo, Chunyu; Fang, Yini; Lan, Si; Feng, Tao; Hahn, Horst; Gleiter, Herbert

Abstract:
Fe75Zr25/Cu64Zr36 amorphous multilayers were prepared by magnetron sputtering. Atom probe tomography was employed to analyze the atomic inter-diffusion at the interface of the multilayers before and after annealing (573 K, 60 min). An unexpected enhanced inter-diffusion of the immiscible elements Fe and Cu was detected at the interface of the multilayers. As the inter-diffusion in amorphous multilayers is much faster than that in the crystalline counterparts, this process may open a way to manipulate or create amorphous multilayers with new properties. This idea agrees with the observation of the variation of magnetic properties of Fe75Zr25/Cu64Zr36 amorphous multilayers.

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000081576
Veröffentlicht am 05.04.2018
Originalveröffentlichung
DOI: 10.1080/21663831.2017.1389773
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Zitationen: 2
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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Nanotechnologie (INT)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Jahr 2017
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 2166-3831
urn:nbn:de:swb:90-815765
KITopen-ID: 1000081576
HGF-Programm 43.22.01 (POF III, LK 01)
Erschienen in Materials Research Letters
Band 6
Heft 1
Seiten 55–60
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