Kinetics of tweed and twin formation during an ordering transition in a substitutional solid solution

Long-qing Chen, Yunzhi Wang, A. G. Khachaturyan

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A kinetic model based on the theory of strain-induced interactions is developed to describe the effect of elastic strain on structural transformation kinetics. An ordering transition resulting in a reduction in the crystal lattice point-group symmetry in a substitutional solid solution is considered. Our computer simulation of a two-dimensional model binary alloy revealed the detailed kinetics of formation of tweed morphologies and the tweed → twin coarsening process driven by the transformation-induced elastic strains.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)15-23
Number of pages9
JournalPhilosophical Magazine Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1992


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics

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