TY - CHAP A1 - Adrian Habanyama A2 - Craig M. Comrie ED1 - Mahmood Aliofkhazraei Y1 - 2018-05-30 PY - 2018 T1 - Inter-Diffusion of Nickel and Palladium with Germanium N2 - Intermetallic compounds are usually brittle with high melting points. Their properties are often found among ceramic and metallic materials. In most cases, their hot corrosion resistance and simultaneously hardness are important. One of the main applications of intermetallic compounds is for superalloy turbine blades in which they show appropriate high-temperature-related properties. This book collects new developments about intermetallic compounds and their recent usages. BT - Intermetallic Compounds SP - Ch. 7 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.73190 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.73190 SN - 978-1-78923-179-3 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-04-07 ER -