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Title: Diffraction Contrast Tomography: A Novel 3D Polycrystalline Grain Imaging Technique

Abstract

Diffraction contrast tomography (DCT) is a non-destructive way of imaging microstructures of polycrystalline materials such as metals or crystalline organics. It is a useful technique to map 3D grain structures as well as providing crystallographic information such as crystal orientation, grain shape, and strain. Understanding the internal microstructure of a material is important in understanding the bulk material properties. This report gives a general overview of the similar techniques, DCT data acquisition, and analysis processes. Following the short literature review, potential work and research at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is discussed.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Office of Defense Programs (DP) (NA-10)
OSTI Identifier:
1363729
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-17-24559
DOE Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; Material Science

Citation Formats

Kuettner, Lindsey Ann. Diffraction Contrast Tomography: A Novel 3D Polycrystalline Grain Imaging Technique. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.2172/1363729.
Kuettner, Lindsey Ann. Diffraction Contrast Tomography: A Novel 3D Polycrystalline Grain Imaging Technique. United States. doi:10.2172/1363729.
Kuettner, Lindsey Ann. Tue . "Diffraction Contrast Tomography: A Novel 3D Polycrystalline Grain Imaging Technique". United States. doi:10.2172/1363729. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1363729.
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