What is it about?

We investigate how the interactions between dislocations on different slip systems lead to heterogeneous deformation in single crystals

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Why is it important?

Nickel single crystals are used in turbine blades and understanding their deformation behavior in dependence on their orientation helps to produce safer air planes

Perspectives

Investigate, if a more realistic nonlocal model that incorporates size effects confirms or refutes the findings.

Martin Diehl
Associatie KU Leuven

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This page is a summary of: On the role of the collinear dislocation interaction in deformation patterning and laminate formation in single crystal plasticity, Mechanics of Materials, July 2018, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.mechmat.2018.06.007.
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