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Not so creepy under stress

Nanocrystalline alloys have excellent low-temperature mechanical strength but poor high-temperature resistance to creep — deformation due to continuous stress. An alloy has been made that overcomes this problem. See Letter p.378

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Figure 1: A creep-resistant nanocrystalline alloy.


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