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Textures and Microstructures
Volume 19 (1992), Issue 1-2, Pages 59-61

Determination of Fully Positive O.D.F.s in the Frame of the Harmonic Method

LM2P, UFR MIM, Ile du Saulcy, Metz-Cedex 57045, France

Received 15 February 1991

Copyright © 1992 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Because of the experimental errors in the pole figures the iterative harmonic method does not succeed in every case in getting a fully positive solution f(g). In this paper, it is proposed to apply, in such cases, a final correction in order to ensure the positivity of the ODF.