Influence of a bimodal eutectic structure on the plasticity of a (Ti 70.5 Fe29.5)91 Sn9 ultrafine composite

J. H. Han, K. B. Kim, S. Yi, J. M. Park, D. H. Kim, S. Pauly, J. Eckert

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Systematic investigations on the microstructural evolution of a bimodal eutectic (Ti70.5 Fe29.5)91 Sn9 ultrafine composite containing Ti3 Sn dendrites upon compression reveal that local deformation of the dendrites dominates the early stage of deformation with a plastic strain of εp =5.8%. After further deformation (εp =10.2%), a wavy propagation of shear bands indicative of dissipation of the shear stress is caused by a rotation of the coarse eutectic structure along the interfaces of the bimodal eutectic structure.

Original languageEnglish
Article number201906
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Dec 2

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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