Applied Physics A

, Volume 36, Issue 4, pp 179–182 | Cite as

Positron annihilation study of defects in the cyclically transformed martensite phase in a Cu-Zn-Al Alloy

  • D. Segers
  • J. Van Humbeeck
  • L. Delaey
  • M. Dorikens
  • L. Dorikens-Vanpraet
Contributed Papers

Abstract

Positron annihilation lineshape and lifetime measurements showed that by thermal cycling through the martensitic phase transformation, defects are introduced in Cu-Zn-Al alloys. It was concluded that mobile and immobile defects were introduced, most probably vacancies and dislocations.

PACS

78.70 B 81.30 K 6170 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Segers
    • 1
  • J. Van Humbeeck
    • 1
  • L. Delaey
    • 1
  • M. Dorikens
    • 2
  • L. Dorikens-Vanpraet
    • 2
  1. 1.Department Metaalkunde en Toegepaste MateriaalkundeK. U. LeuvenHeverleeBelgium
  2. 2.Laboratorium voor KernfysicaR.U.G.GentBelgium

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