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In situ investigation of the allotropic transformation in iron

Zhang, Xinfang and Komizo, Yu-ichi (2013). In situ investigation of the allotropic transformation in iron. Steel Research International, 84(8) pp. 751–760.

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Previous studies on the allotropic transformation in iron suggested a high transformation temperature and a controversial transformation mechanism. At present, however, our understanding of the transformation characteristics in iron seems insufficient, especially as there is a general lack of in situ data on morphological evolution and lattice parameter changes during the transformation. In this study, the characteristics of the morphology, the crystallographic relationships, and short-range diffusion in the allotropic transformation are investigated systematically on the basis of in situ and ex situ observations using time resolved X-ray diffraction, laser scanning confocal microscopy, and electron backscattering diffraction. In contrast to the martensitic transformation, the characteristics of the allotropic transformation will be highlighted. Finally, the results are compared with previous reports in order to provide further insight into the nature of the phase transformation based on the in situ observations.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2013 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
ISSN: 1869-344X
Keywords: in situ observation; time-resolved X-ray diffraction; EBSD; lattice parameter; allotropic transformation
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Engineering and Innovation
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 41904
Depositing User: Xinfang Zhang
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2015 10:10
Last Modified: 02 May 2018 14:05
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