Mechanism for beneficial effect of boron addition on creep resistance of 9-12% chromium steels
Paper i proceeding, 2006

Energy filtered transmission electron microscopy has been used to study two similar steels after long time aging, with different boron additions, to measure the effect of B on coarsening rate of M23Ce precipitates. The mechanism behind the effect of boron could either be a drastic decrease in the energy of the interface between M23C6 and matrix or a decrease in flux of atoms from a shrinking precipitate to a growing one. We suggest that the latter mechanism is operating, based on atom probe (APFIM) measurements of boron solubility in the matrix and the detection of Mo-B clustering.


Ardeshir Golpayegani

Chalmers, Teknisk fysik, Mikroskopi och mikroanalys

Hans-Olof Andrén

Chalmers, Teknisk fysik, Mikroskopi och mikroanalys

International Conference on Solid-Solid Phase Transformations in Inorganic Materials 2005; Phoenix, AZ; United States; 29 May 2005 through 3 June 2005

Vol. 1 461-466


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