J. Phys. IV France
Volume 05, Numéro C8, Décembre 1995
International Conference on Martensitic Transformations – ICOMAT 95
Page(s) C8-273 - C8-278
International Conference on Martensitic Transformations

J. Phys. IV France 05 (1995) C8-273-C8-278

DOI: 10.1051/jp4:1995838

Binding Surfaces and Structural Phase Transformations

M. Schröter1, E. Hoffmann1, M.S. Yang1, P. Entel1, H. Akai2 and A. Altrogge1

1  Theoretische Tieftemperaturphysik, Gerhard-Mercator-Universität, Gesamthochschule Duiburg, 47048 Duisburg, Germany
2  Department of Physics, Naura Medical University, Kashihara, Nara 634, Japan

We have calculated binding surfaces for cla changes (along the Bain path) and changes of the atomic volume of metallic systems undergoing martensitic transformations. We find characteristic differences between the surfaces of nonmagnetic systems (with a close packed low temperature structure) and magnetic systems (with a less close packed low temperature structure). The ab initio calculations have been performed by using the augmented-spherical-wave method within the local-density approximation in the case of stoichiometrically ordered compounds and the Korringa-Kohn-Rostocker method together with the coherent-potential approximation in the case of disordered alloys.

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