Shear-like transformation in β-stabilized U-1.5 at% Ga alloy; structure of the intermetallic compound U3Ga5

D. Dayan, G. Kimmel, M. P. Dariel

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Abstract

By rapid cooling, the β-U structure can be retained at room temperature in an U-1.5 at% Ga alloy. The metastable structure subsequently undergoes an isothermal shear-like transformation into a supersaturated solid solution of gallium in α-uranium. The intermetallic compound with the highest uranium content in the binary U-Ga system is U3Ga5, space group Cmcm. Pu3Pd5-type, with lattice parameters: a = 9.396, b = 7.575 and c = 9.387 Å.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)40-45
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Nuclear Materials
Volume135
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1985

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