Nanomechanical Behaviour of Martensite in Cryogenically Deformed NiTi Alloy

  • Arijit SinhaEmail author
  • Partha Protim Chattopadhyay
Brief Communication


Effect of ageing treatment on work-hardening response of cryogenically deformed martensitic NiTi alloy has been evaluated at the microstructural length scale by conducting nanoindentation or depth-sensing instrumented indentation measurements. Hardening response has been observed in the alloy sample by cyclic indentation. Nanomechanical properties, viz. nanohardness, hardness to elastic modulus (H/E) ratio, and recovery index, were estimated at peak-aged condition.


NiTi alloy Martensite Mechanical properties Nanoindentation Work hardening 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dr. M.N. Dastur School of Materials Science and EngineeringIndian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, ShibpurHowrahIndia
  2. 2.Department of Metallurgy and Materials EngineeringIndian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, ShibpurHowrahIndia

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