Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 13, Issue 3, pp 587–593 | Cite as

heterogeneous deformation of Cu2O single crystals during high temperature compression creep

  • T. Bretheau
  • C. Dolin


Single crystals of Cu2O in parallelopipedic and cubic geometries have been deformed in high temperature creep. Depending on the compression axis, either 2 or 4 glide planes are observed. Local strain analysis performed by a visioplasticity method permits an estimation of the heterogeneity of deformation and shows clearly the imperfection of the compression test.


Polymer Compression Test Cu2O Local Strain Compression Axis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Bretheau
    • 1
  • C. Dolin
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Physique des MatèriauxC.N.R.S. BellevueMeudonFrance

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