Grain Boundary Character Distributions of Strain-Annealed 304 Stainless Steel


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Grain boundary character distributions (GBCD) of type 304 stainless steel cold rolled and then annealed at 1173K were analyzed by electron back scatter diffraction (EBSD). The results showed that low strain (~6%) followed by long-time annealing (96h) resulted in a GBCD containing a high fraction of Σ9 and Σ27 boundaries. The connectivity of general high angle grain boundary (HAB) network was interrupted significantly by Σ3n(n=1,2,3) boundaries(special boundaries).



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 26-28)

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Young Won Chang, Nack J. Kim and Chong Soo Lee




X. Y. Fang et al., "Grain Boundary Character Distributions of Strain-Annealed 304 Stainless Steel ", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 26-28, pp. 1335-1340, 2007

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October 2007




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