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Phase relationships in the Fe-rich region of the Ce–Nd–B–Fe quaternary system at 773 K

Ketong Luo, Jianlie Liang, Jinming Zhu and Xuehong Cui


The Fe-rich corner of the Ce–Nd–B–Fe quaternary system at 773 K has been experimentally investigated by means of X-ray powder diffraction and scanning electron microscopy equipped with energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy techniques. No quaternary compound was observed in this system. Ce2Fe14B and Nd2Fe14B were found to form the continuous solid solution (Ce,Nd)2Fe14B. Ce-Fe4B4 and NdFe4B4 also form the solid solution (Ce,Nd)-Fe4B4. The isothermal section consists of 8 three-phase regions and 2 four-phase regions.

Xuehong Cui Key Laboratory for Metal and Functional Materials College of Materials and Environment Guangxi University for Nationalities Da Xue Dong Road 188 Nanning + 530006 P.R. China Tel.: +86 15994367050

Funding statement: This work is supported by Guangxi Natural Science Foundation (Grant No. 2017GXNSFBA198004 and 2018GXNSFAA138043), Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 51601042), the Research Funds of Guangxi University for Nationalities (Grant No. 2019XJGY51 and gxun-chxzs2018040), Open Foundation of Guangxi Key Laboratory of Processing for Non-ferrous Metals and Featured Materials, Guangxi University (Grant No. GXYSOF1803).


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Received: 2021-02-26
Accepted: 2021-07-01
Published Online: 2021-09-24
Published in Print: 2021-09-30

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