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Cost-effective High Entropy Alloys
Submission Deadline: October 31, 2023 (Open) Submit Now
Yu Yin, PhD
School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, 4072, Australia
Research Interests: high-entropy alloys (HEAs); laser additive manufacturing (LAM)
About This Topic
High-entropy alloys (HEAs) have attracted increased attention due to their unique composition design concept, intrinsic characteristics and resultant extraordinary properties. Unlike conventional alloys based on one or two elements, HEAs comprise multiple principal elements. Such new types of alloys are usually claimed to be suitable for applications in extreme environments due to their superior or comprehensive properties. However, the multicomponent characteristic of HEAs usually leads to high material costs, which significantly limits their industrial applications, particularly for those as engineering materials. Therefore, the development of cost-effective HEAs with superior or comprehensive properties is indispensable for industrial uses.
In this special issue, we will seek articles related to cost-effective HEAs, with a focus on their composition design, fabrication, processing, microstructure, properties and service performance. In addition, we also encourage the submission of articles related to medium entropy alloys or complex concentrated alloys. High-quality and original research papers, review articles and perspectives are all welcome.
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