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Title: Deformation response of cube-on-cube and non-coherent twin interfaces in AgCu eutectic after dynamic plastic compression

For this research, Split-Hopkinson pressure bar dynamic compression experiments were conducted to determine the defect/interface interaction dependence on interface type, bilayer thickness and interface orientation with respect to the loading direction in the Ag-Cu eutectic system. Specifically, the deformation microstructure in alloys with either a cube-on-cube orientation relationship with {111} Ag||{111} Cu interface habit planes or a twin orientation relationship with {$$\overline{3}13$$} Ag||{$$\overline{1}12$$} Cu interface habit planes and with bilayer thicknesses of 500 nm, 1.1 µm and 2.2 µm were probed using TEM. The deformation was carried by dislocation slip and in certain conditions, deformation twinning. The twinning response was dependent on loading orientation with respect to the interface plane, bilayer thickness, and interface type. Twinning was only observed when loading at orientations away from the growth direction and decreased in prevalence with decreasing bilayer thickness. Twinning in Cu was dependent on twinning partial dislocations being transmitted from Ag, which only occurred for cube-on-cube interfaces. Lastly, dislocation slip and deformation twin transfer across the interfaces is discussed in terms of the slip transfer conditions developed for grain boundaries in FCC alloys.
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  1. Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL (United States)
  2. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  3. Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL (United States); University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (United States)
  4. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI (United States)
  5. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (United States)
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Report Number(s):
Journal ID: ISSN 0921-5093; TRN: US1800785
Grant/Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396; FG52-09NA29463
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Materials Science and Engineering. A, Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructure and Processing
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 712; Journal ID: ISSN 0921-5093
Research Org:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA); USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Country of Publication:
United States
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; Electron microscopy; Grains and interfaces; Plasticity; Deformation twinning; High strain-rate loading; Eutectic alloy
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