In Situ Neutron Diffraction and Acoustic Emission During the Biaxial Loading of AZ31 Alloy

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The evolution of twinning in randomly textured magnesium alloy and rolled AZ31 alloy during biaxial mechanical tests has been monitored using concurrent application of acoustic emission and neutron diffraction methods. The influence of the loading path on twinning is discussed in detail. It is shown that the twinning is strongly sensitive to the load path.


Twinning Biaxial testing In situ methods 



The authors are grateful for the financial support of the Czech Science Foundation under the contract 14-36566G. JČ acknowledges the support by the Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, project GA UK Nr. 251715. This work was supported by the project “Nanomaterials centre for advanced applications”, Project No. CZ.02.1.01/0.0/0.0/15_003/0000485, financed by ERDF. KAS and TP thank the European Research Council for the financial support within the advanced grant MULTIAX (339245).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physics of MaterialsCharles UniversityPrague 2Czech Republic
  2. 2.Nuclear Physics InstituteThe Czech Academy of SciencesŘežCzech Republic
  3. 3.Laboratory for Neutron Scattering, NUMPaul Scherrer InstituteVilligenSwitzerland
  4. 4.Swiss Light SourcePaul Scherrer InstituteVilligenSwitzerland
  5. 5.Neutrons & Xrays Mech Mat, IMXEcole Polytech Fed LausanneLausanneSwitzerland

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