Recrystallization Investigated by X- Ray Diffraction Imaging
X-ray diffraction imaging allows the investigation of a large area of a polycrystalline specimen in a single shot. Dynamic processes like recystallization can, therefore, be studied without prior knowledge of where they occur. Even early stages of nucleation can be traced back using the information from images taken from the fully recrystallized specimen. Experiments performed at HASYLAB beamline G3 on cold rolled Cu and Al showed nucleation and growth behaviour that cannot be explained by classical models.
P. B. Prangnell and P. S. Bate
T. Wroblewski and A. Buffet, "Recrystallization Investigated by X- Ray Diffraction Imaging", Materials Science Forum, Vol. 550, pp. 631-636, 2007