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Research Article

Si3N4 Nanoparticle Addition to Concentrated Magnesium Alloy AZ81: Enhanced Tensile Ductility and Compressive Strength

Table 2

Phase detection results of AZ81/Si3N4 nanocomposite and Si3N4 nanoparticle reinforcement based on selected area electron diffraction (TEM). (Prior to tensile/compressive testing).

space
(nm−1)

(Å)
PhasePlaneReference
(Å)
JCPDS card #

AZ81/1.5 vol% Si3N4 nanocomposite

39.401.595Al12Mg17(6 2 2)1.600011128
46.001.366Mg(1 1 2)1.366350821
46.221.359 (7 2 1)1.356350778
60.861.032Al3Mg2(26 6 6)1.033290048
64.530.974 (8 5 1)0.973401129
66.200.949Mg(2 0 4)0.951350821
71.700.876Mg(3 0 2)0.873350821
75.520.832Mg(1 0 6)0.829350821
78.310.802Al2Mg(1 5 6)0.797341035

Si3N4 nanoparticle reinforcement

46.151.361β Si3N4(1 1 2)1.358331160
73.330.857β Si3N4(3 1 3)0.856331160

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