Effects of boron on eutectic modification of hypoeutectic Al-Si alloys

K. Nogita, A. K. Dahle

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The effects of boron on the eutectic modification and solidification mode of hypoeutectic Al-Si alloys have been studied adding different boride phases. The results show that boron does not cause modification of the eutectic silicon. Boron-containing samples display eutectic nucleation and growth characteristics similar to that of unmodified alloys.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)307-313
Number of pages7
JournalScripta Materialia
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2003
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Materials Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metals and Alloys


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