Alloying Elements

Some articles on alloying elements, element, alloying:

Stacking-fault Energy - Influences On Stacking Fault Energy - Alloying Elements Effects On SFE
... It has long been established that the addition of alloying elements significantly lowers the SFE of most metals ... Which element and how much is added dramatically affects the SFE of a material ... show how the SFE of copper lowers with the addition or two different alloying elements, zinc and aluminum ...
Types of Pinning Points - Alloying Elements
... An alloying atom is by nature a point defect, thus it must create a stress field when placed into a foreign crystallographic position, which could block the passage of a dislocation ... However, it is possible that the alloying material is approximately the same size as the atom that is replaced, and thus its presence would not stress the lattice (as occurs in cobalt alloyed nickel) ...

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