PHYS brown bag seminar: Machine learning plastic deformation of crystals
Presenter: Henri Salmenjoki (CSM group)
The irreversible changes in crystalline materials during plastic deformation are governed by the motion of dislocations – the line defects of the crystal structure. Experiments have shown that plastic deformation progresses through bursty events and in micron-scale samples these avalanches cause the stress-strain response to fluctuate drastically from sample to sample. Here our aim was to study if the stress response of a simulated system could be predicted from the initial dislocation configuration.
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