Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 16, Issue 11, pp 3006–3012 | Cite as

A comparative study of precipitation at interphase boundaries in Fe-Cu-Ni and Fe-Au-Ni alloys

  • R. A. Ricks


This paper reports the results of a comparative study on the formation of interphase boundary nucleated precipitates in an Fe-2 wt% Cu-2 wt% Ni and an Fe-4 wt% Au-2 wt % Ni alloy. High-speed dilatometry has been used to determine the kinetics of the austenite-ferrite transformation in these alloys and the resultant microstructures have been investigated using both light microscopy and transmission electron microscopy. The differences in precipitate morphology observed are discussed in terms of the reaction kinetics of the two alloys.


Polymer Precipitation Microstructure Microscopy Electron Microscopy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. A. Ricks
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  1. 1.Department of Metallurgy and Materials ScienceUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK

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