solid-state amorphizing reaction

solid-state amorphizing reaction

[′säl·əd ¦stāt ə′mȯr‚fīz·iŋ rē′ak·shən]
(metallurgy)
An interdiffusion reaction that takes place at constant temperature over long periods of time at a clean, oxide-free boundary between two crystalline metals that have a large chemical affinity, and results in the formation of an amorphous alloy of the two metals (a metallic glass).
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