Orientation Microscopy on Nanostructured Electrodeposited NiCo-Films


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A Co-20at%Ni polycrystal produced by electrodeposition was studied in its detail using orientation microscopy. By analyzing the local crystallographic texture, grain morphology and the grain boundary character on three distinct sections of the film, we have obtained a complete understanding of its microstructure. The microstructure and grain morphology is very complex, consisting of grains elongated in deposit direction, clusters of coarse and fine grains and further very fine structures. The deposition parameters generate a strong (1120)//ND texture and the columnar grain reveals inner orientation gradients along the growth direction



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 15-17)

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T. Chandra, K. Tsuzaki, M. Militzer and C. Ravindran




A. Bastos et al., "Orientation Microscopy on Nanostructured Electrodeposited NiCo-Films", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 15-17, pp. 953-958, 2007

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February 2006




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