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Title: X-ray imaging and controlled solidification of Al-Cu alloys toward microstructures by design

X-ray imaging, which permits the microscopic visualization of metal alloy solidification dynamics, can be coupled with controlled solidification to create microstructures by design. This x-ray image shows a process-derived composite microstructure being made from a eutectic Al-17.1 at.%Cu alloy by successive solidification and remelting steps.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [1] ;  [1] ;  [1] ;  [2] ;  [1] ;  [3] ;  [2] ;  [1] ;  [1] ;  [1] ;  [1] ;  [1]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States). Materials and Science and Technology Division.
  2. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States). Advanced Photon Source.
  3. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States). Photon Sciences.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1212462
Grant/Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Advanced Engineering Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 17; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 1438-1656
Publisher:
Wiley
Research Org:
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE