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Meeting 2016 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Symposium Materials Research in Reduced Gravity
Presentation Title Growth Morphology and Velocity of Undercooled Fe-B Alloys under Different Fluid Flow Conditions
Author(s) Christian Karrasch, Thomas Volkmann, Matthias Kolbe, Jianrong Gao, Dieter M. Herlach
On-Site Speaker (Planned) Christian Karrasch
Abstract Scope The Fe-B system offers to study dendritic (Fe-1, 5, 10 at.% B) and eutectic solidification (Fe-17 at.% B). Electromagnetic levitation technique (EML) is used for containerless in-situ studies on deeply undercooled Fe-B melts. The transformation of the undercooled liquid into the solid leads to a visible contrast due to the release of latent heat during rapid solidification which is recorded by a high-speed video camera. Concerning terrestrial EML under 1g, the electro-magnetic field necessary for levitation induces strong convective fluid flow (0.3 m/s) inside the melt (electromagnetic stirring). In order to verify the influence of convection on the growth morphology (bent dendrites) and growth velocity, melt fluxing and parabolic flight experiments are carried out under reduced gravity conditions with reduced fluid flow velocity (0.05 m/s). This work is supported by the German Research Foundation DFG within contract HE1601/18 and by the European Space Agency ESA under contracts 4200020277 and 4200014980.
Proceedings Inclusion? Planned: A print-only volume

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Coarsening of Dendrites in Solid-Liquid Mixtures: The Low Volume Fraction Limit.
Crystal Nucleation and Growth from Levitated Aqueous Solutions Using Electrostatic Levitation
Dendritic Growth Kinetics in Undercooled Melts of Pure Fe under Static Magnetic Fields
Dynamics of Eutectic Solidification Patterns in Diffusive Conditions
Dynamics of Microstructure Formation in 3D Directional Solidification of Transparent Model Alloys under Microgravity: Analysis of the Primary Spacing Evolution
Effect of Thermal Drift on the Initial Transient Behavior in Directional Solidification of a Bulk Transparent Model Alloy
Electromagnetic Levitation Processing on the International Space Station
Evaluation of the MICAST#2-12 Al-7wt%Si Sample Directionally Solidified Aboard the International Space Station
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In Situ Investigation of the Effects of Gravity Level Variations on the Directional Solidification Microstructures during Parabolic Flights
Influence of Convection on the Dendrite/Eutectic Growth Velocity in Cu-Zr Alloys (project MULTIPHAS)
Installation and Operation of the Electromagnetic Levitator EML on ISS and Experiment Preparation
Metallic Liquid Structures, Properties, and Phase Transitions – Ground-Based Studies for ISS Experiments
Metastable Phase Formation from Undercooled Melt in Peritectic Systems under Terrestrial and Microgravity Conditions: Fe-Co vs. Ti-Al
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Modeling of Gravitational Effects on Particle Settling and Shape Distortion During Liquid-Phase Sintering of Tungsten Heavy Alloys
Numerical Simulation of the Oscillation and Damping of Core-Shell-Structured Iron-Slag Droplets for the Measurements of Surface Tension and Viscosity in Reduced Gravity
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Rapid Quench in an Electrostatic Levitator
Reduced-gravity Measurements of the Effect of Oxygen on Properties of Zirconium
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