Features of the Formation of Cluster Compounds in Metal Solid Solutions

  • A. A. Abramov I.M. Frantsevich Institute for Problems of Materials Science, Nat. Acad. of Sci. of Ukraine
  • V. G. Tkachenko I.M. Frantsevich Institute for Problems of Materials Science, Nat. Acad. of Sci. of Ukraine
Keywords: cluster compounds, Auger electron spectrum, chemical (energy) shifts


Physical origins of the chemical (energy) shifting of Auger electron lines in the spectra of Al–Li, Ba (by 1.4 eV) and Mg–Ba (by 2 eV) systems containing cluster-forming alloying elements such as barium have been discussed. The observed peaks are associated with the formation of Al18Ba9 and Mg16Ba2 cluster compounds characterized by their own electron configurations.


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How to Cite
Abramov, A., & Tkachenko, V. (2018). Features of the Formation of Cluster Compounds in Metal Solid Solutions. Ukrainian Journal of Physics, 62(11), 961. https://doi.org/10.15407/ujpe62.11.0961