annealing twin

annealing twin

[ə′nēl·iŋ ‚twin]
(metallurgy)
A twinned crystal that is formed as molten metal is cooled and solidified.
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Furthermore, cubic-Co easily forms an annealing twin in the cooling processes [7, 8], which has coincidence site lattice (CSL) to effectively block cracks and improve the ductility of the material [9, 10].
Imam, "Effect of annealing twins on Hall-Petch relation in polycrystalline materials," Materials Science and Engineering: A, vol.
Observation of high frequency of twins is fully consistent with the investigation of the role of shear stress in formation of annealing twin boundaries in copper (Field et al.
The role of shear stress in the formation of annealing twin boundaries in copper.