Stress-strain curve of a single crystal

Deformation process in single crystals

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: How to explain the stress-strain curve for single crystals?What is meant by Hooke's law?What characterizes easy gliding?Which atomic processes occur in the...
Illustrated dislocation movement

Deformation process in real crystal structures

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: What influence do dislocations have on the ductility of metals?What does the Peierls stress describe?What is meant by strengthening?How is an increase...