Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica

, Volume 23, Issue 3, pp 213–219 | Cite as

On Core Structure Properties and Peierls Stress of Dissociated Superdislocations in Aluminides: NiAl and FeAl

  • Xiaozhi Wu
  • Shaofeng Wang
  • Congbo Li


The study of dislocation properties in B2 structure intermetallics NiAl and FeAl is crucial to understand their mechanical behaviors. In this paper, the core structure and Peierls stress of collinear dissociated 〈111〉{110} edge superdislocations in NiAl and FeAl are investigated with the modified P-N dislocation equation. The generalized stacking fault energy curve along 〈111〉 direction in {110} slip plane contains two modification factors that can assure the antiphase energy and the unstable stacking fault energy to change independently. The results show that the core width of superpartials decreases with the increasing unstable stacking fault energy, and increases with the increasing antiphase boundary energy. The calculated Peierls stress of 〈111〉{110} edge superdislocations in NiAl and FeAl are 475 MPa and 3042 MPa, respectively. The values of Peierls stress in NiAl is in accordance in magnitude with the experimental and the molecular statics simulations results.

Key words

core structure Peierls stress NiAl FeAl 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Structure and FunctionChongqing UniversityChongqingChina
  2. 2.State Key Laboratory of Mechanical TransmissionChongqing UniversityChongqingChina

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