Investigation of the Evolution of the Microstructure in the Directionally Solidified Long-Period Stacking-Ordered (LPSO) Magnesium Alloy as a Function of the Temperature

  • Daria Drozdenko
  • Kristián MáthisEmail author
  • Stefanus Harjo
  • Wu Gong
  • Kazuya Aizawa
  • Michiaki Yamasaki
Conference paper
Part of the The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series book series (MMMS)


The influence of the LPSO-phase orientation and the temperature on the deformation mechanisms of directionally solidified Mg–Zn–Y magnesium alloy has been investigated by neutron diffraction and acoustic emission (AE) technique. The results indicate that the kinking mechanism and activation of non-basal slip are significantly temperature and orientation dependent with respect to the loading axis.


Magnesium Long-period stacking-ordered structure Neutron diffraction Acoustic emission Non-basal slip 



This research was funded by Czech Science Foundation grant number GB14–36566 G. K.M. acknowledges the support of the Operational Programme Research, Development and Education, The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (OP RDE, MEYS) [CZ.02.1.01/0.0/0.0/16_013/0001794].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daria Drozdenko
    • 1
    • 3
  • Kristián Máthis
    • 2
    • 3
    Email author
  • Stefanus Harjo
    • 4
  • Wu Gong
    • 4
  • Kazuya Aizawa
    • 5
  • Michiaki Yamasaki
    • 1
  1. 1.Magnesium Research Center, Kumamoto UniversityKumamotoJapan
  2. 2.Nuclear Physics Institute of the CASŘežCzech Republic
  3. 3.Faculty of Mathematics and PhysicsCharles UniversityPrague 2Czech Republic
  4. 4.J-PARC Center, Japan Atomic Energy AgencyTokai-Mura, Naka-Gun, IbarakiJapan
  5. 5.Elements Strategy Initiative for Structural MaterialsKyoto UniversityKyotoJapan

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