Vacancy-impurity nanoclusters in solid solutions of 3 He - 4 He

  title={Vacancy-impurity nanoclusters in solid solutions of 3 He - 4 He},
  author={Dimitar I. Pushkarov},
  journal={Physical Review B},
  • D. Pushkarov
  • Published 1 May 2004
  • Materials Science
  • Physical Review B
The existence of vacancy-impurity clusters due to quantum properties of vacancies in phase separated solid solutions of $^{4}\mathrm{He}$ in $^{3}\mathrm{He}$ is analyzed and discussed. An additional mechanism called vacancy-assisted nucleation is proposed. According to this assumption the vacancy-impurity clusters should have the bcc structure. 
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