Study of Snoek-type relaxation in hydrogenated Inconel 600

P. Aaltonen, Yu Jagodzinski, A. Tarasenko, S. Smouk, Hannu Hänninen

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Anelastic behaviour was studied in hydrogenated Inconel 600 alloy. Two complex peaks were detected in the temperature range 80-500 K. The low-temperature peak (100-270 K) was recognized as a hydrogen-induced Snoek-like relaxation peak, while the high-temperature peak may be caused by some transient processes. The low-temperature peak is attributed to the transition of hydrogen atoms between the energetically equivalent octahedral sites, which defines the fine structure of the peak. Non-monotonic dependence of the peak height on the charging current density indicates the possible formation of hydride phases.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)979-994
Number of pages16
JournalPhilosophical Magazine A
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1998
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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