Three-Dimensional X-Ray Diffraction Microscopy: Mapping Polycrystals and their Dynamics by Henning Friis PoulsenThree-Dimensional X-Ray Diffraction Microscopy: Mapping Polycrystals and their Dynamics by Henning Friis Poulsen

Three-Dimensional X-Ray Diffraction Microscopy: Mapping Polycrystals and their Dynamics

byHenning Friis Poulsen

Paperback | October 3, 2013

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Three-dimensional x-ray diffraction (3DXRD) microscopy is a novel experimental method for structural characterisation of polycrystalline materials. The position, morphology, phase, strain and crystallographic orientation of hundreds of grains or sub-grain embedded within mm-cm thick specimens can be determined simultaneously. Furthermore, the dynamics of the individual structural elements can be monitored during typical processes such as deformation or annealing.

The book gives a comprehensive account of the methodology followed by a summary of selected applications. The method is presented from a mathematical/crystallographic point-of-view but with sufficient hands-on details to enable the reader to plan his or her own experiments. The scope of applications includes work in materials science and engineering, geophysics, geology, chemistry and pharmaceutical science.

Title:Three-Dimensional X-Ray Diffraction Microscopy: Mapping Polycrystals and their DynamicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:156 pagesPublished:October 3, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:366214543X

ISBN - 13:9783662145432

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Methods for Meso-scale Structural Characterization.- Geometric Principles.- GRAINDEX and Related Analysis.- Orientation Mapping.- Combining 3DXRD and Absorption Contrast Tomography.- Multi-grain Crystallography.- The 3DXRD Microscope.- Applications.- Alternative Approaches.- Concluding Remarks.

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From the reviews:"The aim of this book is to give a comprehensive account of 3DXRD microscopy, with a focus both on methodology and on applications. . the book may serve to stimulate research in other fields also, such as geophysics, geology, chemistry, and pharmaceutical science. In short, the book is a very sound and gainful enterprise with good focus . which is a welcome feature. Scientists working in the field will have cause to be elated at the prospect of acquiring and referring to the volume." (Current Engineering Practice, Vol. 47 (3), 2004-2005)