Volume 89, Number 6, March 2010
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Electromagnetism, Optics, Acoustics, Heat Transfer, Classical Mechanics, and Fluid Dynamics|
|Published online||06 April 2010|
Non-magnetic anisotropic-materials preparation by a strong magnetic field during the solidification of a hypereutectic Al-Cu alloy
Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven - Kasteelpark Arenberg 44, BE-3001 Heverlee (Leuven), Belgium, EU
Corresponding author: email@example.com
Accepted: 4 March 2010
The paper presents a method of anisotropic-materials preparation by controlling the solidification behavior and crystallographic texture of a hypereutectic Al-Cu alloy in virtue of a strong magnetic field up to 12 T. A novel theoretical analysis was conducted based on the experimental results. After strong-magnetic-field treatment, the non-magnetic Al2Cu phase is aligned forming a pseudo-single crystal and anisotropic properties are expected. With the aid of scanning electron microscopy (SEM), X-ray diffraction (XRD) and electron backscattered diffraction (EBSD), the alignment and growth behavior of the non-magnetic Al2Cu phase was investigated and well discussed.
PACS: 47.65.Cb – Magnetic fluids and ferrofluids / 75.47.-m – Magnetotransport phenomena; materials for magnetotransport
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