Chapter 23. Diffusion in Nanocrystalline Metallic Materials

  1. ao. Univ. Prof. Dr. Michael J. Zehetbauer3 and
  2. Yuntian Theodore Zhu Ph.D. Associate Professor4
  1. Wolfgang Sprengel1 and
  2. Roland Würschum2

Published Online: 24 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626892.ch23

Bulk Nanostructured Materials

Bulk Nanostructured Materials

How to Cite

Sprengel, W. and Würschum, R. (2009) Diffusion in Nanocrystalline Metallic Materials, in Bulk Nanostructured Materials (eds M. J. Zehetbauer and Y. T. Zhu), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626892.ch23

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Vienna, Chair of Research Group ‘Physics of Nanostructured Materials’, Faculty of Physics, Boltzmanngasse 5, 1090 Wien, Austria

  2. 4

    Department of Materials Science & Engineering, North Carolina State University, Rm 308, Research Building II, 1009 Capability Dr., Raleigh, NC 27695-7919, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Technische Universität Graz, Institute of Materials Physics, Petersgasse 16, 8010 Graz, Austria

  2. 2

    Graz University of Technology, Institute of Materials Physics, Petersgasse 16, 8010 Graz, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 JUN 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527315246

Online ISBN: 9783527626892



  • diffusion in nanocrystalline metallic materials;
  • modeling;
  • atomistic simulations;
  • induced magnetic anisotropy


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Modelling

  • Diffusion Measurements

  • Atomistic Simulations

  • Comparison with Diffusion-mediated Processes of Deformation and Induced Magnetic Anisotropy

  • References