The aluminium-copper-gold ternary system

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dc.contributor.author Bhatia, VK
dc.contributor.author Levey, FC
dc.contributor.author Kealley, CS
dc.contributor.author Dowd, A
dc.contributor.author Cortie, MB
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:47:49Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.citation Gold Bulletin, 2009, 42 (3), pp. 201 - 208
dc.identifier.issn 0017-1557
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 β-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 β-phase compositions in the system have been scarcely investigated. The system also contains an extensive γ-phase, Al4AuxCu9-x, where x ranges from 0 to ~6.5, and the purple gold phase AuAl2.
dc.language eng
dc.title The aluminium-copper-gold ternary system
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Gold Bulletin
dc.journal.volume 3
dc.journal.volume 42
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 0912 Materials Engineering
dc.personcode 020302
dc.personcode 030626
dc.personcode 103748
dc.personcode 103071
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
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Materials and Technology for Energy Efficiency
utslib.copyright.status Open Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:23:47.074767+10
pubs.consider-herdc true
utslib.collection.history General (ID: 2)
utslib.collection.history School of Physics and Advanced Materials (ID: 343)
utslib.collection.history School of Physics and Advanced Materials (ID: 343)


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