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We studied the mechanical properties of Ti-Nb alloys by all-electron density functional theory (DFT) calculations.
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Why is it important?
The mechanical properties of Ti-Nb alloys and the origin of its low Young's modulus (E) are explained based on the individual contribution of the different crystalline phases in the real material. The averaged E reproduces the experimental Ti-Nb Young's modulus w-shaped curve. E-surface reveals highly anisotropic E values for all Ti-Nb phases.
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This page is a summary of: An ab initio study of the structural and mechanical alterations of Ti-Nb alloys, Journal of Applied Physics, December 2018, American Institute of Physics,
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