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Textures and Microstructures
Volume 19, Issue 1-2, Pages 45-54

Minimal Pole Figure Ranges for Quantitative Texture Analysis

JINR Dubna, Head Post Office P.O. Box 79, Moscow 101000, Russia

Accepted 20 September 1990

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The use of only a small number of incomplete pole figures for texture determinations is of practical interest for reducing the effort of texture measurement. The determination of minimal pole figure ranges (MPR) is explained and the use of MPR is demonstrated on an example.