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, Volume 44, Issue 10, pp 12–16 | Cite as

Practical applications of nondestructive materials characterization

  • Robert E. GreenJr.
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Abstract

Although nondestructive techniques have been used almost exclusively to detect macroscopic defects in structures or devices, it has become increasingly evident that it is both practical and cost-effective to expand the role of nondestructive evaluation to include all aspects of materials production. In recent years, classical nondestructive testing techniques have been augmented by more sophisticated methods for characterizing the microstructure and the associated physical and chemical properties of materials.

Keywords

Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Gallium Arsenide EMAT Acoustic Microscopy Holographic Image 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert E. GreenJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA

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