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The following books contain extensive information about Frank-Read source, jogs formation, Lomer locks and single-crystals deformation. 

R.W.K. Honeycombe, The Plastic Deformation of Metals, Second Edition, 1984, ISBN: 0-7131-3468-2

W.F. Hosford, Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Second Edition, 2010, ISBN: 978-0-521-19569-0

G.E. Dieter, Mechanical Metallurgy, SI Metric Edition, 1988, ISBN: 0-07-100406-8

For a more detailed and mathematical description of forest hardening and single-crystals deformation, consult:
A.S.Argon, Strengthening mechanisms in crystal plasticity, 2008, ISBN: 978-0-19-851600-2

Other resources

A.D. Rollett, U.F. Kocks, A Review of the Stages of Work Hardening, 35-36 (1993) pp 1-18, 10.4028/www.scientific.net/SSP.35-36.1

U.F.Kocks, A Statistical Theory of Flow Stress and Work-hardening (1965)

Both contain a detailed discussion of forest hardening and single-crystals deformation.