Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 29, Issue 10, pp 2633–2640 | Cite as

Non-equilibrium segregation of solute to grain boundary

Part I Boron segregation in Fe-3%Si during cooling
  • Sanhong Zhang
  • Xinlai He
  • Youyi Chu
  • T. Ko


The behaviour of boron segregation to grain boundaries in Fe-3%Si has been studied by means of particle tracking autoradiography. The results indicate that (i) the binding energy between boron atoms and grain boundaries is 55.7±1.7 kJ mol−1; (ii) in contrast to the nature of boron segregation in γ-Fe, no observable non-equilibrium segregation of boron to grain boundaries exists in Fe-3%Si alloy during cooling and isothermal holding.


Polymer Boron Binding Energy Material Processing Particle Tracking 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanhong Zhang
    • 1
  • Xinlai He
    • 1
  • Youyi Chu
    • 1
  • T. Ko
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Materials PhysicsUniversity of Science and Technology BeijingBeijingP. R. China

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