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Textures and Microstructures
Volume 14–18

Experimental Aspects of the Use of Electron Back Scattering for Characterisation of Microtexture and Mesotextures

1H.H. Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TL, UK
2Dept. of Materials Technology, Brunel University of West London, Uxbridge UB8 3PH, UK

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The aim of this paper is to explain the experimental techniques required for the operation of the EBS system. Also, by use of suitable examples, its potential as a tool for the rapid analysis of the microtexture and mesotexture of materials is demonstrated.