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Textures and Microstructures
Volume 14 (1991)–18

Dislocation Microstructures and Twinning Initiation in Cu-Al Alpha FCC Single Crystals: Experimental and Numerical Analyses

1Laboratoire PMTM UPR9001 CNRS, Univ. Paris Nord, Villetaneuse, France
2Laboratoire de Métallurgie Physique, URAI31 CNRS, Univ. Poitiers, France

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The dislocation structures at the onset of twinning for <111> tension tests on variously prestrained FCC single crystals are experimentaly and numericaly analyzed to investigate twinning initiation conditions and discuss the appropriate criterion expression.