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Laves phase


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A phase that occurs for alloys of the type AB2, in which the atoms of the element A are arranged in a diamond-like structure and the atoms of the element B are arranged in tetrahedra around the atoms of A. The phases are named after the German crystallographer Fritz Laves (1906–1978).

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