Abnormal Grain Growth of Fe-3%Si Steel Approached by Solid-State Wetting Mechanism


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Abnormal grain growth (AGG) takes place in many metallic systems especially after recrystallization of deformed polycrystals. A famous example of AGG in metallic system is the Goss texture in Fe-3%Si steel. During high temperature annealing of Fe-3%Si sheet, a few near Goss {110} <001> grains grow exclusively fast and consume the matrix grains. Therefore, the grains which have near Goss orientation have special advantage over other grains. As a new approach to the growth advantage of AGG, we suggested the solid-state wetting mechanism, where a grain wets or penetrates the grain boundary or the triple junction of its neighboring grains. The solid-state wetting mechanism for the evolution of the Goss texture in Fe-3%Si steel was studied experimentally and by phase-field model (PFM) simulation.



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 26-28)

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




K. J. Ko et al., "Abnormal Grain Growth of Fe-3%Si Steel Approached by Solid-State Wetting Mechanism", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 26-28, pp. 65-68, 2007

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October 2007




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