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Developing New High Temperature Shape Memory Alloys by Thin Film Combinatorial Materials Science and High-throughput Experimentation

Friday (18.05.2018)
11:15 - 11:40
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For the discovery and optimization of high temperature shape memory alloys (HTSMA) combinatorial and high-throughput thin film experimentation methods are applied. HTSMAs are deposited as thin film materials libraries by combinatorial sputtering. The obtained materials libraries are measured by high-throughput characterization methods in order to correlate compositional data with structural and functional properties. Results are visualized as composition-structure-function diagrams (functional phase diagrams). This contribution discusses results which were obtained by this approach in Ti-Ta-X and Co-Ni-X-Y materials systems, involving the quantitative mapping of phase transformation properties in the identified composition ranges.

Peer Decker
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Additional Authors:
  • Prof. Dr. Alfred Ludwig
    Ruhr-Universität Bochum