Thermodynamics of Phase Formation in Mg-La-Ce-Nd Alloys

  1. Norbert Hort,
  2. Suveen N. Mathaudhu,
  3. Neale R. Neelameggham and
  4. Martyn Alderman
  1. Rainer Schmid-Fetzer1,
  2. Joachim Gröbner1,
  3. Artem Kozlov1,
  4. Milan Hampl1,
  5. Mark A. Easton2,
  6. Suming Zhu2,
  7. Mark A. Gibson3 and
  8. Jian-Feng Nie2

Published Online: 20 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118663004.ch40

Magnesium Technology 2013

Magnesium Technology 2013

How to Cite

Schmid-Fetzer, R., Gröbner, J., Kozlov, A., Hampl, M., Easton, M. A., Zhu, S., Gibson, M. A. and Nie, J.-F. (2013) Thermodynamics of Phase Formation in Mg-La-Ce-Nd Alloys, in Magnesium Technology 2013 (eds N. Hort, S. N. Mathaudhu, N. R. Neelameggham and M. Alderman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118663004.ch40

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Metallurgy, Clausthal University of Technology, Robert-Koch-Str. 42, D-38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany

  2. 2

    CAST CRC, Department of Materials Engineering, Monash University, Victoria 3800, Australia

  3. 3

    CAST CRC, CSIRO Process Science & Engineering, Clayton, Victoria 3169, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 FEB 2013
  2. Published Print: 22 FEB 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118605523

Online ISBN: 9781118663004



  • Simulation;
  • Rare earth;
  • Phase Diagrams;
  • Thermodynamics;
  • Solidification paths


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Phase Diagrams of Ternary Mg-RE-RE Systems

  • Solidification and Heat Treatment Simulation of Quaternary Mg-La-Ce-Nd Alloys with Different Ratios of RE Additions

  • Impact of Metastable Constrained Solidification

  • Terminal Freezing Range (TFR)