Spherical Kikuchi Maps and Other Rarities

  • Austin P. DayEmail author

Spheres, or more accurately, spherical surfaces, are important for electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD). Electron backscatter patterns (EBSPs) and pole figure and misorientation axis data are ideally suited to display on the surface of a sphere.


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The assistance of Dr. Aimo Winkelmann in producing the ferrite EBSP simulations and for providing a copy of his beautiful ECP simulation program is gratefully acknowledged, as are the many contributions, over the decades, of Dr Peter Quested, National Physical Laboratory. Robert Schwarzer is thanked for bringing the 1937 Finch and Wilman paper to my attention, as is Carol Trager-Cowan for many discussions on EBSP, RHEED, and GaN.


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  1. 1.Aunt Daisy Scientific Ltd.CambridgeUK

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