Gamma to Alpha Transformation in Austenitic Stainless Steel Under Stress (Single and Repeated) Down to 20°K

  • J. Ménard
  • L. Weil
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 6)


A martensitic transformation occurs in austeaitic stainless steels when they are strained and the amount of the ferromagnetic phase appearing is particularly important when the deformation is produced at low temperatures [1–3].


Martensitic Transformation Fatigue Test Austenitic Stainless Steel Coercive Force Ferromagnetic Phase 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Ménard
    • 1
  • L. Weil
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GrenobleGrenobleFrance

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