Slip planes and slip steps

Fundamentals of deformation

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: What is the difference between elastic and plastic deformation?What is the atomic process of deformation?In which...
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...