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Starting and stopping dislocations

Nature Materials volume 14, pages 866867 (2015) | Download Citation

A comparison of dislocation dynamics in two hexagonal close-packed metals has revealed that dislocation movement can vary substantially in materials with the same crystal structure, associated with how the dislocations relax when stationary.

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  1. Andrew M. Minor is in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA, and the National Center for Electron Microscopy, Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, USA

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