Nanomechanical testing study of the elementary deformation mechanisms in the Ti2AlN and Cr2AlC MAX phases
September 29-October 4, 2019
Abstract: Deformation mechanisms in MAX phases are still not well understood. The complex mechanical behavior of these materials, including mechanical hysteresis, arises both from their crystallography, with a nanolayered structure alternating nitride or carbide layers with metal atoms layers, and from their macroscopic polycrystalline structure, composed of platelets-like grains. In order to distinguish from these two contributions, we focused our study at the sub-micrometer scale, in order to probe the mechanical response of individual grains.
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Christophe Tromas, Salomé Parent, Christoffer Zehnder, Gilles Renou, and Thierry Ouisse, "Nanomechanical testing study of the elementary deformation mechanisms in the Ti2AlN and Cr2AlC MAX phases" in "Nanomechanical Testing in Materials Research and Development VII", Jon Molina-Aldareguia, IMDEA-Materials Institute, Spain Eds, ECI Symposium Series, (2019). https://dc.engconfintl.org/nanochemtest_vii/124