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  2. Hot Rectangular Extrusion Textures of Six Mg-Alloys Via Neutron Diffraction

    Heinz-Günter Brokmeier

    Version of Record online: 19 JUN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/adem.201700234

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    Crystallographic texture of rectangular hot extruded Mg-alloys show a strong variation in texture type and texture sharpness. Examples show the (0002) and the (10–10) pole figures of Mg-AZ61 and MG-ZC71, first one with strong deformation texture and second one with strong recrystallization texture.

  3. Improving Mechanical Properties of cp Titanium by Heat Treatment Optimization

    Francis Wagner, Abdelouahab Ouarem, Thiebaud Richeton and Laszlo S. Toth

    Version of Record online: 19 JUN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/adem.201700237

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    Mechanical properties are determined for cp titanium sheets after various heat treatments leading to different states (full or partial recrystallyzation). The YS increases without significant loss of ductility due to grain size and texture. Anisotropy is taken into account to define the best compromise.

  4. Life-Cycle Assessment of Solar Charger with Integrated Organic Photovoltaics

    Gisele A. dos Reis Benatto, Nieves Espinosa and Frederik C. Krebs

    Version of Record online: 16 JUN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/adem.201700124

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    Ecodesign of electronic equipment as a key action supporting circular economy, reduce the energy consumption and other environmental impacts occurring throughout their life cycle. In this study, a new organic photovoltaic-based solar charger produced according to circular economy principles, is compared to well-established products in terms of environmental performance when used and disposed in Denmark or China, indicating ecodesign improvements.

  5. Large-Scale Synthesis of Nanostructured Nitride Layer on Ti Plate Using Mechanical Shot Peening and Low-Temperature Nitriding

    Quantong Yao, Jian Sun, Depeng Shen, Weiping Tong and Liang Zuo

    Version of Record online: 16 JUN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/adem.201700157

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    The authors firstly realize surface nanocrystallization technology in industrialization application. The gaseous nitriding can be performed on Ti plate at low nitriding temperature of 550 °C by nanocrystalline layer assistance. The nitrided layer thickness and toughness are significantly improved comparing with that of the coarse-grained nitrided specimen.