oligocrystalline

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

oligo- +‎ crystalline

Adjective[edit]

oligocrystalline (not comparable)

  1. Having a few columnar grains parallel to its longitudinal axis
    • 2016, Eric Bayerschen, Andreas Prahs, Stephan Wulfinghoff, Michael Ziemann, Patric A. Gruber, Mario Walter, Thomas Böhlke, “Modeling contrary size effects of tensile- and torsion-loaded oligocrystalline gold microwires”, in arXiv[1]:
      When Chen et al. (2015, Acta Mater. 87, 78-85) investigated the deformation behavior of oligocrystalline gold microwires with varying diameters in both uniaxial tension and torsion, contrary size effects were observed for the different load cases.