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Some Factors Affecting Structure, Transition Phase and Crystallized of CuNi Nanoparticles
American Journal of Modern Physics
Volume 6, Issue 4, July 2017, Pages: 66-75
Received: May 24, 2017; Accepted: Jun. 13, 2017; Published: Jul. 17, 2017
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Trong Dung Nguyen, Faculty of Physics, Hanoi National University of Education, Hanoi, Vietnam
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This paper studies the influence of atomic number at temperature of 300 K, temperature at 5324 atoms, phase transition & crystallization at different temperatures of 300 K, 500 K, 600 K, 700 K, 1100 K after 2×105 move steps number by increasing temperature of 4×1012 K/s on microstructure, phase transition temperature, phase transition & crystallization of CuNi nanoparticle by molecular dynamics (MD) with embedded interaction Sutton-Chen and soft boundary conditions. Microstructure characteristics are analyzed through radial distribution function (RDF), energy, size, phase transition temperature (via relationship between energy and temperature), phase transition & crystallization (via radial distribution function, Etot, move step number and common neighbor analysis (CNA)). Results show that first peak position of the radial distribution function is dominant; lengths of Cu-Cu, Ni-Ni with the results of Ni-Ni consistent with simulation. At 300 K temperature, nanoparticle appears in four phases namely FCC, HCP, ICO and Amorphous, presenting the effect of atomic number, temperature and move step number on microstructure, phase transition temperature and phase transition & crystallization of CuNi nanoparticle.
Atomic Number, Temperature, Move Step Number, Microstructure, Transition Temperature, Crystallization, CuNi Nanoparticle, Molecular Dynamics
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Trong Dung Nguyen, Some Factors Affecting Structure, Transition Phase and Crystallized of CuNi Nanoparticles, American Journal of Modern Physics. Vol. 6, No. 4, 2017, pp. 66-75. doi: 10.11648/j.ajmp.20170604.14
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