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Texture of Crystalline Solids
Volume 3 (1979), Issue 3, Pages 169-190

Non-Random Orientation Distribution Functions With Random Pole Figures

1Institut für Metallkunde und Metallphysik der TU Clausthal, Germany
2Laboratoire de Métallurgie Structurale, Ile Du Saulcy, Metz, France

Received 31 January 1979

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It is shown, theoretically and with numerical examples, that the orientation distribution function may vary between zero and two or even more times random while a corresponding pole figure is completely random.