Data Analysis

  • Michael K. Miller
  • Richard G. Forbes


Many different approaches and methods have been developed to represent, visualize, and analyze the data obtained by APT. Before data analysis can be attempted, the ion-by-ion data collected by the atom probe must be converted into forms suitable for these types of analysis. The interpretation of the mass-to-charge state ratios, the reconstruction of the atom positions, as well as the simple forms of data visualizations are discussed in detail. The standard methods of analyzing the 3D APT data, to provide quantitative information of the microstructure, are presented.


Autocorrelation Function Solute Atom Solute Cluster Solute Segregation Core Atom 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael K. Miller
    • 1
  • Richard G. Forbes
    • 2
  1. 1.Oak Ridge National LaboratoryOak RidgeUSA
  2. 2.Department of Electronic EngineeringUniversity of SurreyGuildfordUK

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