J. Phys. IV France
Volume 112, October 2003
Page(s) 159 - 162

J. Phys. IV France
112 (2003) 159
DOI: 10.1051/jp4:2003855

The analysis of macrotwins in NiAI martensite

J.M. Ball1 and D. Schryvers2

1  Mathematical lnstitute, University of Oxford, 24-29 St. Giles', Oxford OX1 3LB, U.K.
2  Electron Microscopy for Materials Research (EMAT), Department of Physics, University of Antwerp, RUCA, Groenenborgerlaan 171, 2020 Antwerp, Belgium

We present a theoretical study of macrotwins arising in cubic to tetragonal martensitic transformations. The results help to explain some features of such macrotwins observed in Ni 65AI 35.

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