Powder Diffraction

New Diffraction Data

X-ray powder diffraction data for the Al–Ni–Pt χ-phase, Al74Ni7.2Pt18.8

B. Grushkoa1 c1 and D. Kapusha2

a1 PGI, Forschungszentrum Jülich, D-52425 Jülich, Germany

a2 I.N. Frantsevich Institute for Problems of Materials Science, 03680 Kyiv 142, Ukraine


Ternary Al–Ni–Pt phase isostructural to Al28Ir9 was revealed at the Al74Ni7.2Pt18.8 composition. Its powder diffraction pattern was indexed for the space group P31c (No. 159) and lattice parameters a=12.095(8) and c= 26.922(17) Å.

(Received February 01 2011)

(Accepted February 07 2011)

Key words

  • Al–Ni–Pt;
  • powder X-ray diffraction


c1 Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Electronic mail: b.grushko@fz-juelich.de