, Volume 46, Issue 10, pp 43–45 | Cite as

The application of orientation imaging microscopy

  • Thomas A. Mason
  • Brent L. Adams
Texture Analysis Overview


From the necessity to obtain large data sets on the statistics of placement of lattice orientation (and phase) in polycrystals, there has emerged a powerful new form of microscopy. Orientation imaging microscopy consolidates ordinary views of the morphological aspects of the microstructure with knowledge of the local lattice orientation. Such detailed information enables the investigator to ask new questions about the microstructures of metal and ceramic alloys. The answers can be challenging.


Coincident Site Lattice Lattice Orientation Misorientation Distribution Hough Space Local Misorientation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas A. Mason
    • 1
  • Brent L. Adams
    • 2
  1. 1.TSLSalt Lake City
  2. 2.Brigham Young UniversityUK

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