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Table 2 Elastic constants and mechanical properties of cerium phases

From: Molecular Dynamics Modeling and Simulation of Diamond Cutting of Cerium

Phase Bulk modulus (GPa) Young’s modulus (GPa) Shear modulus (GPa) C11 (GPa) C12 (GPa) C44 (GPa)
γ 23.5 24.17 19.37 31.04 19.32 18.55
α 91.0 90.85 24.92 83.93 74.18 28.94
β 108.24 53.35 2.13 50.76 5.181 18.31
ε 111.73 34.17 15.72 223.27 87.34 11.46