Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 50, Issue 15, pp 5191–5203 | Cite as

Thermo-mechanical factors influencing annealing twin development in nickel during recrystallization

  • Y. Jin
  • B. Lin
  • A. D. Rollett
  • G. S. Rohrer
  • M. Bernacki
  • N. Bozzolo
Original Paper


The effects of prior stored energy level, annealing temperature, heating velocity, and initial grain size on annealing twin development during static recrystallization of commercially pure nickel (99.999 %) are investigated. The twin content (measured as the twin boundary density or as the number of twins per grain) at the end of recrystallization is shown to be primarily influenced by the prior stored energy level and by the initial grain size, but the effects of heating rate and the annealing temperature are negligible. Taken together, the results are consistent with a new proposition that roughness of the recrystallization front promotes the formation of annealing twins during recrystallization.


Twin Boundary Boundary Migration Annealing Twin Twin Density Grain Boundary Engineering 



This work was funded by the French National Research Agency (ANR project called FORMATING: ANR-11-NS09-001-01) and the Materials World Network of the US National Science Foundation under grant number DMR-1107986.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Jin
    • 1
  • B. Lin
    • 2
  • A. D. Rollett
    • 2
  • G. S. Rohrer
    • 2
  • M. Bernacki
    • 1
  • N. Bozzolo
    • 1
  1. 1.MINES ParisTechPSL - Research University, CEMEF - Centre de mise en forme des matériaux, CNRS UMR 7635Sophia Antipolis CedexFrance
  2. 2.Carnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA

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