Stacking Faults in a High Nitrogen Face-Centered-Cubic Phase Formed on Nitrogen-Modified Austenitic Stainless Steel


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Effects of stacking faults in a high nitrogen face-centered-cubic phase (γΝ) formed on plasma source ion nitrided 1Cr18Ni9Ti (18-8 type) austenitic stainless steel on peak shift and peak asymmetry of x-ray diffraction were investigated based on Warren’s theory and Wagner’s method, respectively. The peak shift from peak position of the γΝ phase is ascribed to the deformation faults density α, while the peak asymmetry of the γΝ phase is characterized by deviation of the center of gravity of a peak from the peak maximum (Δ C.G.) due to the twin faults density β. The calculated peak positions of x-ray diffraction patterns are consistent with that measured for plasma source ion nitrided 1Cr18Ni9Ti stainless steel.



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J. Liang and M.K. Lei, "Stacking Faults in a High Nitrogen Face-Centered-Cubic Phase Formed on Nitrogen-Modified Austenitic Stainless Steel", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 373-374, pp. 318-321, 2008

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