Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention

, Volume 6, Issue 6, pp 6–7 | Cite as

Gamma radiography as a tool in failure analysis

  • Alan A. Johnson
  • Randall J. Storey
Feature Radiography


Radon Gamma Radiation Failure Analysis Thin Specimen Gamma Photon 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Metals Research IncLouisville
  2. 2.Dept. of Industrial EngineeringUniversity of LouisvilleLouisville

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