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Growth and Nucleation of the β→α Transformation in Uranium 0.45 per cent Chromium Alloy

Naturevolume 199pages585586 (1963) | Download Citation



THIS communication describes some experiments with uranium 0.45 per cent chromium, the purpose of which was to measure the growth and nucleation rates of α-uranium during the β→α transformation. To the best of our knowledge, these results are the first quantitative measurements of growth-rate of the β→α transformation.

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  1. Atomic Energy Commission, Hakirya, Tel-Aviv, Israel

    • A. BAR-OR
    • , P. WYNBLATT
    •  & G. HIRSCH


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