About the book
High entropy alloys were defined based on the conception of configuration entropy maximum, usually containing more than 5 components, and provide more alloys in the space of compositions. It has been extensively reported the trade-off between the strength and ductility has been broken. The strength and ductility can be increased simultaneously. The mainly reported mechanisms include but are not limited, to unique solid solution strengthening behaviors; twinning plastics behaviors; nanoprecipitation behaviors; slow diffusion and dynamic behaviors; lower stacking fault energy. The reported examples for the breaking of strength and ductility trade-off, let us believe the high entropy alloys also potentially break the trade-off for the magnetic alloys, and electrical conductivity alloys, and to break the properties limits of traditional materials.
The book will provide a discussion on the future of high entropy alloys, which will be applied in corrosion resistant alloys; irradiation resistant alloys, etc. The high-entropy alloys will also be extended to the high entropy fibers, high entropy films, and high entropy ceramics and the high throughput computation and modulations and AI and machine learning, even the high throughput screening technologies will be applied for the design and developments of the alloys.