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Processing of submicron grain 304 stainless steel

Jain, M. and Christman, T. (1996) Processing of submicron grain 304 stainless steel. Journal of Materials Research, 11 (11). pp. 2677-2680. ISSN 0884-2914. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:JAIjmr96

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Abstract

A novel thermomechanical processing technique for the synthesis of bulk submicron grain (grain size approximate to 200 nm) 304 stainless steel is reported. This ingot-metallurgical technique requires a total deformation of only 95%, and the key steps to this processing technique involve (i) formation of ultrafine dislocation cell structure, and (ii) the conversion of dislocation cells into grains with medium to high misorientation by grain boundary sliding.


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Additional Information:© 1997 Materials Research Society. Received 20 May 1995; accepted 10 July 1996. We gratefully acknowledge the National Science Foundation for supporting this research through Grant Nos. DMR-9116570 and DMR-9396132; Program Director: Dr. B. MacDonald. The authors are also thankful to Professor G. Ravichandran and Professor T. Vreeland for several valuable discussions.
Subject Keywords:forging; microstructure; structural materials
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