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In-situ synchrotron X-ray radiography observation of primary Al2Cu intermetallic growth on fragments of aluminium oxide film (2017)
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Wang, F., Eskin, D., Connolley, T., Wang, C., Koe, B., King, A., …Mi, J. (2018). In-situ synchrotron X-ray radiography observation of primary Al2Cu intermetallic growth on fragments of aluminium oxide film. Materials letters, 213, (303-305). doi:10.1016/j.matlet.2017.11.090. ISSN 0167-577X

While using synchrotron X-ray radiography for studying ultrasonic melt processing, the growth of the primary Al2Cu intermetallic phase on fragments of aluminium oxide film during solidification of a hypereutectic Al-35% Cu alloy was observed in-situ... Read More about In-situ synchrotron X-ray radiography observation of primary Al2Cu intermetallic growth on fragments of aluminium oxide film.

Ultrafast synchrotron X-ray imaging studies of microstructure fragmentation in solidification under ultrasound (2017)
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Wang, B., Tan, D., Lee, T. L., Khong, J. C., Wang, F., Eskin, D., …Mi, J. (2018). Ultrafast synchrotron X-ray imaging studies of microstructure fragmentation in solidification under ultrasound. Acta Materialia, 144, 505-515. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2017.10.067

Ultrasound processing of metal alloys is an environmental friendly and promising green technology for liquid metal degassing and microstructural refinement. However many fundamental issues in this field are still not fully understood, because of the... Read More about Ultrafast synchrotron X-ray imaging studies of microstructure fragmentation in solidification under ultrasound.

A synchrotron X-radiography study of the fragmentation and refinement of primary intermetallic particles in an Al-35 Cu alloy induced by ultrasonic melt processing (2017)
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Wang, F., Eskin, D., Mi, J., Wang, C., Koe, B., King, A., …Connolley, T. (2017). A synchrotron X-radiography study of the fragmentation and refinement of primary intermetallic particles in an Al-35 Cu alloy induced by ultrasonic melt processing. Acta Materialia, 141, 142-153. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2017.09.010

Using synchrotron X-ray high speed radiography, the fragmentation and refinement of pre-existing primary Al2Cu intermetallic dendrites induced by ultrasonic melt processing in a hypereutectic Al-35% Cu alloy were studied in-situ and in real time. The... Read More about A synchrotron X-radiography study of the fragmentation and refinement of primary intermetallic particles in an Al-35 Cu alloy induced by ultrasonic melt processing.

In situ observation of ultrasonic cavitation-induced fragmentation of the primary crystals formed in Al alloys (2017)
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Wang, F., Tzanakis, I., Eskin, D., Mi, J., & Connolley, T. (2017). In situ observation of ultrasonic cavitation-induced fragmentation of the primary crystals formed in Al alloys. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 39, 66-76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ultsonch.2017.03.057

The cavitation-induced fragmentation of primary crystals formed in Al alloys were investigated for the first time by high-speed imaging using a novel experimental approach. Three representative primary crystal types, Al3Ti, Si and Al3V with different... Read More about In situ observation of ultrasonic cavitation-induced fragmentation of the primary crystals formed in Al alloys.

On the occurrence of a eutectic-type structure in solidification of Al-Zr alloys (2017)
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Wang, F., Eskin, D. G., Khvan, A. V., Starodub, K. F., Lim, J. J., Burke, M. G., …Mi, J. (2017). On the occurrence of a eutectic-type structure in solidification of Al-Zr alloys. Scripta materialia, 133, 75-78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scriptamat.2017.02.027

For the first time, experimental evidence is presented for the occurrence of a eutectic reaction in dilute Al-Zr alloys solidified at cooling rates from 0.5 to 5 K/s. Particles which formed at grain boundaries during solidification were confirmed by... Read More about On the occurrence of a eutectic-type structure in solidification of Al-Zr alloys.