Activated Slip Systems and Nucleation of Recrystallized Grains in Aluminium Deformed in Channel-Die


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The relations between the active slip systems within the deformed state and the orientations of the first formed nuclei of recrystallized grains have been studied in strongly deformed samples of high purity aluminium single crystal and polycrystalline aggregates. The new grain orientations and misorientations were followed by systematic local orientation measurements using SEM-FEG/EBSD and semi-automatic measurements in TEM. Investigations of the direction of growth indicate the privileged role of {111} planes in the initial stages of recrystallization. The grain boundary migration and ‘consumption’ of the as-deformed areas was always favoured along directions parallel to the traces of the most active {111} slip planes as shown clearly in the stable and structurally homogeneous Goss{110}<001> oriented crystallite. In the case of polycrystalline material the influence of grain boundaries and their triple junctions on the crystallographic aspects of nucleation is discussed.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 558-559)

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S.-J.L. Kang, M.Y. Huh, N.M. Hwang, H. Homma, K. Ushioda and Y. Ikuhara




H. Paul and J. H. Driver, "Activated Slip Systems and Nucleation of Recrystallized Grains in Aluminium Deformed in Channel-Die", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 558-559, pp. 289-294, 2007

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October 2007




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