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Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 13, Issue 7, pp 1565–1575 | Cite as

Compressive properties of the unidirectionally solidified Sb-Ge eutectic

  • M. Sahoo
  • D. Baragar
  • R. W. Smith
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Abstract

The structure and compressive properties of the faceted/faceted Sb-Ge eutectic, unidirectionally solidified over a wide range of growth rates, have been examined and compared with those of the faceted/non-faceted Al-Si and Zn-Ge eutectics. The UCS of the Sb-Ge eutectic was found to be independent of the scale of the microstructure. It is considered that this behaviour is the result of the presence of a brittle matrix and poor matrix/second phase coherence.

Keywords

Polymer Microstructure Growth Rate Brittle Coherence 
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© Chapman and Hall Ltd. 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Sahoo
    • 1
  • D. Baragar
    • 1
  • R. W. Smith
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Metallurgical EngineeringQueen's UniversityKingstonCanada

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