Solid-Solution Strengthening in Fe—Cr Alloys Using Mössbauer Spectroscopy

  • W. E. Sauer
  • R. J. Reynik


This paper briefly describes a coupling of stress—microstrain measurements with Mössbauer spectroscopy to study the mechanism o s solution strengthening in dilute Fe—Cr alloys (0.00 to 4.46 wt %). The observed spectra consist of three superimposed hyperfine spectra characteristic of iron atoms with zero, one, and two chromium neighbors. The observed isomer shifts and hyperfine field shifts are interpreted in terms of competing short-range and long-range effects.


Iron Atom Isomer Shift Hyperfine Field Chromium Content Chromium Atom 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. E. Sauer
    • 1
  • R. J. Reynik
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Metallurgical EngineeringDrexel Institute of TechnologyPhiladelphiaUSA

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