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Course# MSE-651: Crystallography of structural phase transformations

Summary

The microstructure of many alloys and ceramics are constituted of very fine intricate domains (variants) created by diffusive or displacive phase transformations. The course introduces the crystallographic tools required to define, calculate and predict the different configurations of variants.

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Cyril Cayron

1992-1995 Engineering School. Ecole des Mines de Nancy.
1994-1995 Master's degree in Materials Science (rank = 1st)
1995-1996 Military Service
1996-2000 PhD at EPFL-CIME. Precipitation in 6xxx alloys and composites.
2000-2014 Researcher, Engineer and Group leader on materials for new energies at CEA-Grenoble, France.
2012 Habilitation to supervise researches (HDR)
2014-now Senior Scientist at EPFL-LMTM
Creator of the computer programs GenOVa and ARPGE (in Python).
I currently work on crystallographic models of martensitic transformations and deformation twinning.

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