Reduction of vacancy concentration during storage of severely deformed Cu

J. Gubicza, S. V. Dobatkin, E. Khosravi

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A reduction of the stored energy in Cu processed by equal-channel angular pressing was observed after 4 years of storage at room temperature. It was found that the decrease of stored energy was most probably caused by the loss of excess vacancies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6102-6104
Number of pages3
JournalMaterials Science and Engineering A
Issue number21-22
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1 2010



  • Dislocations
  • Equal-channel angular pressing
  • Vacancies

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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