Damascene Light-Weight Metals (pages 1191–1197)
Tom Marr, Jens Freudenberger, Alexander Kauffmann, Juliane Scharnweber, Carl-Georg Oertel, Werner Skrotzki, Uwe Siegel, Uta Kühn, Jürgen Eckert, Ulrich Martin and Ludwig Schultz
Article first published online: 7 OCT 2010 | DOI: 10.1002/adem.201000198
A composite of Titanium, Niobium, and Aluminum has been severely plastically deformed using a repetitive bundling and swaging technique. This process allows to reaching high logarithmic deformation strains. In consequence, an ultra-fine grained (ufg) microstructure of all phases is observed, resulting in a high specific strength, making this materials suitable for constructive applications.