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ISRN Metallurgy
Volume 2012, Article ID 431742, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/431742
Research Article

Defect Studies in bcc and fcc Iron

Department of Physics, Chandernagore College, Chandernagore 712136, India

Received 18 January 2012; Accepted 5 March 2012

Academic Editor: A. Dlouhy

Copyright © 2012 A. Ghorai and Arjun Das. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Variation of vacancy formation energy (𝐸𝐹1𝑣) with π‘Ÿπ‘ of Ashcroft's empty core model potential (AECMP) model for different exchange and correlation functions (ECFs) show almost independent nature but slight variation with ECF for both bcc 𝛼 iron and fcc 𝛾 iron.