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Electropulsing-induced G-texture evolution in a deformed Fe–3%Si alloy strip

  • Guoliang Hu (a1), Yaohua Zhu (a2), Chanhung Shek (a3) and Guoyi Tang (a4)


Electropulsing-induced evolution of texture during recrystallization of Fe–3%Si alloy strip was studied using electron backscattered diffraction and x-ray diffraction techniques. Under electropulsing, various textures occurred during several seconds of recrystallization in the alloy. The Goss texture (G-texture) with high energy storage developed with increasing misorientation distribution of the low-angle grain boundaries. The mechanism of the electropulsing-induced G-texture evolution was discussed from the point of view of electropulsing dynamics.


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