Novel Properties of Nanostructured Metals
Due to the ultrafine grains (or domains or particles) and a high density of grain boundaries (or generally interfaces) in nanostructured materials, many properties and performance of the materials are expected to be significantly varied with respect to their coarse-grained counterparts. Extensive investigations over the past decays indicated that the nanostructured metals do possess some novel properties that may find technological applications in industry. In this talk, a brief survey of current status of investigations on properties of nanostructured metals will be summarized with emphasis on the following properties.
Z.Y. Zhong, H. Saka, T.H. Kim, E.A. Holm, Y.F. Han and X.S. Xie
K. Lu "Novel Properties of Nanostructured Metals", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 475-479, pp. 21-30, 2005