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Research Article

Si3N4 Nanoparticle Addition to Concentrated Magnesium Alloy AZ81: Enhanced Tensile Ductility and Compressive Strength

Figure 5

Schematic diagram showing second phase precipitation in (a) monolithic AZ81 and (b) AZ81/Si3N4 nanocomposite. (c) Si3N4 nanoparticle regulated second phase precipitation in AZ81/Si3N4 nanocomposite. The circular shape of the second phase precipitates is only for illustration purposes.

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