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Complementary Experimental Techniques for Multi-Scale Modeling of Plasticity



Lyle E. Levine, Gabrielle G. Long, David R. Black


Some recently-developed experimental techniques, such as in situ ultra-small-angle X-ray scattering (USAXS), have demonstrated a capability for measuring aspects of dislocation structure evolution that are inaccessible to other experimental methods. However, no single technique can provide the entire range of information required by theoretical and computational researchers. It is only through the synergy of several experimental techniques (such as USAXS, transmisstion electron microscopy, and X-ray diffraction imaging) that much of the required quantitative information can be obtained. Ultimately, the development of additional new experimental techniques will also be required.
Journal of the Materials Research Society


diffraction imaging, dislocations, plastic deformation, small-angle-scattering, work hardening, X-ray topography


Levine, L. , Long, G. and Black, D. (2008), Complementary Experimental Techniques for Multi-Scale Modeling of Plasticity, Journal of the Materials Research Society (Accessed June 14, 2024)


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Created October 16, 2008