Chapter 1. Structures of Melts and Solids

  1. Hasse Fredriksson1 and
  2. Ulla Åkerlind2

Published Online: 28 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470725368.ch1

Physics of Functional Materials

Physics of Functional Materials

How to Cite

Fredriksson, H. and Åkerlind, U. (2008) Structures of Melts and Solids, in Physics of Functional Materials, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470725368.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    KTH Stockholm, Sweden

  2. 2

    University of Stockholm, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 9 MAY 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470517574

Online ISBN: 9780470725368

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Keywords:

  • functional material physics;
  • melts and solid phase atomic structure;
  • X-ray analysis tool and atomic structure;
  • automatic computer-based X-ray spectrometers;
  • crystalline matter structure and crystallographic structure;
  • diffracted radiation intensity;
  • hexagonal close-packed structure;
  • metals - vacancies point defects;
  • interstitial solutions and genuine alloys

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • X-ray Analysis

  • The Hard Sphere Model of Atoms

  • Crystal Structure

  • Crystal Structures of Solid Metals

  • Crystal Defects in Pure Metals

  • Structures of Alloy Melts and Solids

  • Summary

  • Exercises