An Effect of High Magnetic Field on Grain Growth in Nanocrystalline Iron


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A nanostructured surface layer on a pure iron sample was prepared by surface mechanical attrition treatment (SMAT). The thermal stability of SMAT sample was investigated at different temperatures with or without a high magnetic field (H =12T). It was found that a high magnetically annealing enhanced grain growth at the early stage of annealing, and produced a uniform nanocrystalline grain structure. After homogeneous grains developed, further grain growth became restrained.



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W.P. Tong et al., "An Effect of High Magnetic Field on Grain Growth in Nanocrystalline Iron", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 539-543, pp. 2793-2797, 2007

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