This chapter concentrates on very low-temperature martensitic transformations, which are of great concern for cryogenic applications and research. The principal transformation characteristics are reviewed and then elaborated. The material classes or alloy systems that exhibit martensitic transformations at very low temperatures are discussed. In particular, the martensitic transformations and their effects in austenitic stainless steels, iron-nickel alloys, practical superconductors, alkali metals, solidified gases, and polymers are discussed.
R. P. Reed, Martensitic Phase Transformations, Materials at Low Temperatures, Edited By Richard P. Reed, Alan F. Clark, ASM International, 1983, p 295–341, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.tb.mlt.t62860295
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