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Extinction mapping of polycrystalline patterns

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Abstract

Descriptions of polycrystalline patterns require the quantitative characterization of the organization of many crystallites. Automated linear birefringence imaging systems developed during the past 15 years are well suited to mapping crystallite orientation. Here, the rotating polarizer method is applied to the optical textures of polycrystalline phthalic acid spherulites.

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The article was received on 30 Jun 2010, accepted on 14 Aug 2010 and first published on 09 Sep 2010


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C0CE00359J
Citation: CrystEngComm, 2011,13, 1123-1126
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    Extinction mapping of polycrystalline patterns

    E. Gunn, L. Wong, C. W. Branham, B. Marquardt and B. Kahr, CrystEngComm, 2011, 13, 1123
    DOI: 10.1039/C0CE00359J

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