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A brief history of dislocation theory

  • J. P. Hirth
Symposium on 50th Anniversary of the Introduction of Dislocations

Abstract

Early developments leading to the concept of a dislocation are discussed. The discoveries of 1934 are described. The subsequent evolution of various aspects of dislocation theory is outlined.

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  • J. P. Hirth
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  1. 1.Department of Metallurgical EngineeringThe Ohio State UniversityColumbus

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