κ Carbide in Steels

κ carbide has the approximate formula (Fe,Mn)3AlC. The aluminium atoms are located on the corners of the cubic unit cell, iron and manganese atoms at the face centres, with carbon in the octahedral interstices. The unit cell is primitive cubic, with space group Pm-3m

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Thesis on κ-carbide

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The following images are from the thesis by Seung-Woo Seo.

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