Microstructure and Tensile Properties of Magnesium Alloy Containing Quasicrystallines Processed by Equal-Channel-Angular-Extrusion


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Equal channel angular extrusion (ECAE) was performed on as-cast ZW1101 (Mg-11wt%Zn- 0.9wt%Y) Mg alloy containing quasicrystallines. The grain size of α-Mg was effectively refined, and coarse eutectic quasicrystalline phases were broken and dispersed in the alloy by ECAE. The alloy processed by ECAE exhibited a good combination of high strength and high ductility, which is due to the grain refinement and fine dispersed quasicrystallines in the alloy.



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M. Y. Zheng et al., "Microstructure and Tensile Properties of Magnesium Alloy Containing Quasicrystallines Processed by Equal-Channel-Angular-Extrusion", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 475-479, pp. 469-472, 2005

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