Carbon-vacancy interaction in alpha iron: Interpretation of positron annihilation results

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The trapped positron characteristics are calculated for the carbon-vacancy pair in alpha iron. The method used is based on superimposing free atom electron densities and solving the resulting three-dimensional Schrodinger equation by relaxation techniques. The results are used to interpret positron lifetime measurements in alpha iron doped with controlled amounts of carbon impurities.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)L211-L216
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Physics F: Metal Physics
Volume12
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1982
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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