Abstract: Twinning is a phenomenon that occurs, e.g., during deformation, martensitic transformation and film growth. The present study shows that the crystallography of twinning can be described by two twinning modes along the complete Bain transformation path and beyond connecting body-centered and face-centered cubic structures. To probe this concept, we used strained epitaxial films of the Fe-Pd magnetic shape memory system. As the substrate acts as an absolute reference frame, we could show by pole figure measurements that all observed twinning can be a body-centered and face-centered cubic twinning mode. This continuously transforms towards identity when approaching the complementary structure.
Keywords: deformation twinning; transformation twinning; adaptive twinning; magnetic shape memory; Fe-Pd
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Kauffmann-Weiss, S.; Kauffmann, A.; Niemann, R.; Freudenberger, J.; Schultz, L.; Fähler, S. Twinning Phenomena along and beyond the Bain Path. Metals 2013, 3, 319-336.
Kauffmann-Weiss S, Kauffmann A, Niemann R, Freudenberger J, Schultz L, Fähler S. Twinning Phenomena along and beyond the Bain Path. Metals. 2013; 3(4):319-336.
Kauffmann-Weiss, Sandra; Kauffmann, Alexander; Niemann, Robert; Freudenberger, Jens; Schultz, Ludwig; Fähler, Sebastian. 2013. "Twinning Phenomena along and beyond the Bain Path." Metals 3, no. 4: 319-336.