Superelasticity in TiNi Alloys and Its Applications in Smart Systems


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The superelasticity is one of the most important properties of TiNi alloy, which has been widely used in the smart systems of many fields, such as aerospace, aviation, biomedicine and energy etc. The current state of superelasticity of TiNi alloy has been reviewed with emphasis on the superelasticity, phase transformations, thermo-mechanical treatment and their relationship. The mechanisms of linear superelasticity and non-linear superelasticity have been revealed. Some successful applications based on the superelasticity of TiNi alloys in smart systems have been introduced.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 475-479)

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Z.Y. Zhong, H. Saka, T.H. Kim, E.A. Holm, Y.F. Han and X.S. Xie




W. Cai et al., "Superelasticity in TiNi Alloys and Its Applications in Smart Systems", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 475-479, pp. 1915-1920, 2005

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January 2005




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