Twinning Due to Phase Transformations and Plastic Deformation
When a crystal transforms (usually on cooling) to a lower symmetry structure in which there are two or more orientational variants, transformation twinning is an almost invariable consequence if the new phase is nucleated at more than one center in the original phase. Two well-studied examples will now be considered briefly.
KeywordsContrib Mineral Petrol Natural Diamond Twin Lamella Transformation Twinning Orientational Variant
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