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Exploring the Use of a Synchrotron X-Ray Scattering Method to Investigate Nucleation

DOI: 10.4028/ DOI Help

Authors: Adam Brown (University of Leicester) , Hong Biao Dong , Paul Howes (University of Leicester) , Chris Nicklin (Diamond Light Source)
Co-authored by industrial partner: No

Type: Journal Paper
Journal: Materials Science Forum , VOL 765 , PAGES 102 - 106

State: Published (Approved)
Published: July 2013
Diamond Proposal Number(s): 6663 , 8107

Abstract: A synchrotron X-Ray scattering method has been explored to probe the interactions at the interface between liquid Al and ?-Al2O3. Melting and solidification behaviour has been observed in-situ in Al via collection and indexing of scattering generated at the solid-liquid interface.

Journal Keywords: Aluminum; Heterogeneous Nucleation; Nucleation Undercooling; X-Ray Diffraction (Xrd)

Subject Areas: Engineering, Physics, Technique Development

Instruments: I07-Surface & interface diffraction

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