Application of Electron Backscatter Diffraction to Phase Identification


The distribution, morphology, and stability of material phases govern the bulk properties of virtually all of the technologically relevant materials used to design engineering components and products. Phase identification and characterization are therefore critical to the development and use of practical materials. In this chapter, we will focus on the application of electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) to phase identification.


Phase Identification Manual Scrutiny EBSD Pattern Phase Discrimination Topologically Close Packed 
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Part of this work was performed under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Energy by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, in part under Contract W-7405-Eng-48 and in part under Contract DE-AC52-07NA27344.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lawrence Livermore National LaboratoryLivermoreUSA

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