A refractory Hf25Nb25Ti25Zr25 high-entropy alloy with excellent structural stability and tensile properties

Published on Sep 1, 2014in Materials Letters3.204
· DOI :10.1016/J.MATLET.2014.05.134
Yidong Wu41
Estimated H-index: 41
(USTB: University of Science and Technology Beijing),
Y. H. Cai1
Estimated H-index: 1
(USTB: University of Science and Technology Beijing)
+ 4 AuthorsXidong Hui35
Estimated H-index: 35
(USTB: University of Science and Technology Beijing)
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Abstract
Abstract A novel refractory Hf25Nb25Ti25Zr25 high entropy alloy (HEA) with single body centered cubic (BCC) structure was prepared by copper mold cast method. This HEA still holds the single BCC phase even after furnace cooling from homogenization at 1573 K for 6 h. The fracture strength and plastic strain of this HEA reach about 969 MPa and 14.9%, respectively. There is significant work hardening effect in this HEA, which is considered as resulting from the movement and multiplication of dislocations.
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