In situ observation of commensuration process of long-period superlattice in the Ag-Mg alloys

Y. Fujino*, H. Sato, M. Hirabayashi, E. Aoyagi, Y. Koyama

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Abstract

In situ observation of the commensuration process of the long-period superlattice in an Ag24-at.%-Mg alloy annealed at 219°C for 39 d was made by transmission electron microscopy at 325°C. The commensuration process takes place in the long-period superlattice by the elimination of discommensuration lines in the form of the motion of jellyfish patterns just as in 2H-TaSe2.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1012-1015
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume58
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Physics and Astronomy

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