Image icon  Cu 98, Be 2 (wt%), slow cooling - annealing twins

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Description: This sample was solution treated and cooled slowly. It contains equiaxed α grains that form in order to minimise their surface energy. Within these grains there is evidence of twinning. Annealing twins have formed during recrystallisation.
Keywords: alloy • annealing • beryllium • copper • metal • recrystallisation • solution heat treatment • twinning
Categories: Science approaches > Structure, bonding & defects > Twins
Science approaches > Microstructure
Science approaches > Strengthening mechanisms > Recovery, recrystallisation & grain growth
Materials > Metals & alloys > Copper & alloys
Processes > Thermal treatments > Annealing
Testing, analysis & experimentation > Metallography
Scale > Micro
Created by: Prof T W Clyne, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge
DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
Published by: DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
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Date created: 25 October 2001
Date added: 21 August 2009
Resource ID: 1102