grain growth


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grain growth

[′grān ‚grōth]
(metallurgy)
Enlargement of grains in a metal, usually through heat treatment.
(petrology)
Enlargement of some individual crystals in a monomineralic rock, producing a coarser texture. Also known as germination.
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EXPERIMENTAL PROCEDURE FOR SUPPRESSION OF AUSTENITE ABNORMAL GRAIN GROWTH
Grain growth was proportional to the amount of dopant added.
The phenomenon can be explained by the more intensive grain growth of the mechanically activated mixture due to the relatively long heating period (the heat-up rate was 2[degrees]C/min) and holding time.
According to Mikkola, trade secrets abound in the single crystal blade production world because companies don't like to share their proprietary methods of eliminating these grain boundaries and inducing grain growth, a process known as "seeding.
Below certain temperature, the SMAT sample can maintain its ultrafine-grained surface layer since the temperature is still not high enough for severe grain growth.
Other major themes are ductility of thin films and nano-layers, ductility of metallic glass and composites, and recovery and grain growth.
This orientation of the twinned boundaries indicates that the twin-oriented domains form as a result of the formation of errors in the sequence of laying the atomic layers {111} of the FCC lattice of copper during grain growth.
So, wheat breeding programs for developing wheat genotypes that can recover from postanthesis stresses require improved understanding of source:sink relationship physiological process and modeling research on source:sink interactions that determine the magnitude of multiple stresses on grain growth (SPIERTZ et al.
The increase of the Seebeck coefficient in spite of the grain growth for the 45 and 18 nm period material may be caused by the low temperature c-orientation (Fig.
One section discusses the technical and practical benefits of Johnson Matthey's zirconia grain stabilized (ZGS) platinum, which resists grain growth that can lead to creep deformation and contamination failure.