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Nonlinear pseudofluid oscillation on the surface of Cu alloy
Author(s): Xin'e Yang; Liying Ma; Houxiu Gao; Yuwen Qin
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Paper Abstract

We report and analyze the oscillation phenomenon on Cu-26Zn-4Al alloy. The experimental observations indicate that the oscillation patterns manifest distinctly pseudo-fluid behavior in localized areas of micrometer order. By using a fluid mechanics approach, we find that the fluctuation of the adatom cell in the surface layer of Cu alloy exhibits the feature of non-propagating surface solitary wave. The exponential decay of the amplitude with time is in agreement with the measurement. It suggests that this new atom-configuration on the surface of solid materials be of some universality.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 May 2002
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 4537, Third International Conference on Experimental Mechanics, (29 May 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.468763
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Xin'e Yang, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Liying Ma, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Houxiu Gao, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Yuwen Qin, Tianjin Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4537:
Third International Conference on Experimental Mechanics

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