Characterization of Shear Localization and Shock Damage with EBSD

  • John F. Bingert
  • Veronica Livescu
  • Ellen K. Cerreta

This chapter provides examples of the application of EBSD characterization to microstructures influenced by two conditions: (1) shear localization, and (2) dynamic deformation and damage from shock loading.


Shear Band Simple Shear Shear Direction Shear Localization Orientation Distribution Function 
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Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is operated by Los Alamos National Security, LLC, for the National Nuclear Security Administration of the U.S. Department of Energy under contract DE-AC52-06NA25396. The authors wish to thank Carl Trujillo, Anna Breiner, Mike Lopez, and Anna Zurek of LANL, Ben Henrie of Stanley Associates, and Daniel Worthington of the University of Texas at Austin for their contributions with experimental and characterization aspects of this work. Paulo Rigg, Cynthia Schwartz, Robert Hixson, Alexander Saunders, Frank Merrill, Chris Morris, Kris Kwiatkowski, and the LANSCE Proton Radiography team at LANL are acknowledged for providing the HE-drive tantalum sample. Partial support was provided by the Joint DoD/DOE Munitions Technology Development Program.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • John F. Bingert
    • 1
  • Veronica Livescu
    • 1
  • Ellen K. Cerreta
    • 1
  1. 1.Materials Science and Technology DivisionLos Alamos National LaboratoryLos AlamosUSA

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