Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorKirstein, O-
dc.contributor.authorZhang, JF-
dc.contributor.authorKisi, EH-
dc.contributor.authorRiley, DP-
dc.identifier.citationKirstein, O., Zhang, J. F., Kisi, E. H., Riley, D. F. (2011). Ab Initio Phonon Dispersion Curves Used to Check Experimentally Determined Elastic Constants of the MAX Phase Ti3SiC2. International Conference on Structural Integrity and Failure (SIF2010), 4th - 7th July 2010. University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. In G. Ferguson, A. Thambyah, M. A. Hodgson and K. Wade (Eds), Structural Integrity and Failure, Advanced Materials Research, 275, 135-138, Trans. Tech Publications.en_AU
dc.description.abstractThe ternary carbide Ti3SiC2 is the archetype of MAX phases. To date, MAX phases have proven difficult to synthesize as sufficiently large single crystals from which single crystal elastic constants might be obtained. Therefore, the elastic properties not only of Ti3SiC2 but other MAX phases are extensively studied by ab initio methods. Recently single crystal elastic constants were experimentally determined for the first time using neutron diffraction. The experiment revealed extreme shear stiffness which is not only quite rare in hexagonal materials but also strongly contradicts the predictions of all published MAX phase elastic constants from ab initio calculations. In the present paper we would like to show that such shear stiffness can possibly be supported by ab initio calculations and the calculated phonon dispersion along high symmetry directions.© 2011, Trans Tech Publicationsen_AU
dc.publisherTrans. Tech Publication Inc.en_AU
dc.relation.ispartofseriesAdvanced Materials Research;275-
dc.subjectPhase studiesen_AU
dc.subjectNeutron diffractionen_AU
dc.titleAb Initio Phonon Dispersion Curves Used to Check Experimentally Determined Elastic Constants of the MAX Phase Ti3SiC2en_AU
dc.typeBook chapteren_AU
Appears in Collections:Conference Publications

Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.