An intermetallic compound is one consisting of two or more metallic elements present in definite proportions in alloy. They are used in a wide range of industries such as semiconductors and the aerospace industry. Thousands of tons of the nickel aluminum alloy are used worldwide every year.
J. H. Westbrook is the editor of Intermetallic Compounds, Volume 1, Crystal Structures of, published by Wiley. R. L. Fleischer is the editor of Intermetallic Compounds, Volume 1, Crystal Structures of, published by Wiley.
Contributors Preface to the 1995 Edition Preface to Reprint Volumes Acronyms Crystal Structure Nomenclature 1 Factors Governing Crystal Structures Pierre Villars 2 Close-Packed Structures Jurgen Hauck and Klaus Mika 3 Body-Centered Cubic Derivative Structures Erwin E. Hellner and Roland Schwarz 4 Wurtzite and Sphalerite Structures Erwin Parthe 5 Atomic Environments in Some Related Intermetallic Structure Types Jo L. C. Daams 6 Some Important Structures of Fixed Stoichiometry Michael V. Nevitt and Carl C. Koch 7 Topologically Close-Packed Structures Evgen I. Gladyshevskii and Oksana Bodak 8 Structure Mapping David G. Pettifor 9 Magnetic Structures Walter L. Roth 10 Quasicrystals and Related Structures Kenneth F. Kelton Index Contents of 1995 edition