The aluminium-copper-gold ternary system

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dc.contributor.author Bhatia, Vijay en_US
dc.contributor.author Levey, F en_US
dc.contributor.author Kealley, Catherine en_US
dc.contributor.author Dowd, Annette en_US
dc.contributor.author Cortie, Michael en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:47:49Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-28T09:47:49Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2008007767 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Bhatia Vijay et al. 2009, 'The aluminium-copper-gold ternary system', World Gold Council, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 201-208. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1027-8591 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/9152
dc.description.abstract Despite Au, Al and Cu being individually very well-known elements, their ternary phase diagram has not been studied in as much detail as those of many other Au-containing ternaries. Here we review what is known, and consider the prospects for technological exploitation of some of the ternary compositions. The components of greatest interest in Al-Au-Cu may be the P-phases, at least two of which have shape memory properties. Of these, 'Spangold', which has the nominal stoichiometry Au7Cu5Al4, has received some attention for jewellery applications, while the edge compound Cu3Al is a well-known shape memory composition with corresponding specialised industrial uses. The properties of other beta-phase compositions in the system have been scarcely investigated. The system also contains an extensive gamma-phase, Al4AuxCu9-x, where x ranges from 0 to similar to 6.5, and the purple gold phase AuAl2. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher World Gold Council en_US
dc.title The aluminium-copper-gold ternary system en_US
dc.parent Gold Bulletin en_US
dc.journal.volume 42 en_US
dc.journal.number 3 en_US
dc.publocation London en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 201 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 208 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Faculty of Science en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 091200 en_US
dc.personcode 103071 en_US
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dc.personcode 030626 en_US
dc.personcode 020302 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Materials Engineering en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity ISI:000270110400005 en_US
dc.description.keywords NA en_US
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