J. Phys. IV France
Volume 112, October 2003
Page(s) 795 - 798

J. Phys. IV France
112 (2003) 795
DOI: 10.1051/jp4:20031001

The evolution of phase composition, microstructure and martensitic transformations in diffusion zone of nitrided TiNi under tension

V.N. Grishkov, A.I. Lotkov and V.N. Timkin

Institute of Strength Physics and Materials Science, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Science, Laboratory of Material Science of Shape Memory Alloys, Akademicheskii Pr. 2/1, 634021 Tomsk, Russia

X-ray data about the gradients of phase and chemical compositions in diffusion zone of nitrided TiNi are presented. "In situ" observations of microstructural evolution and martensitic transformations were made under tension. The shape memory effect was studied in nitrided TiNi.

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