Polycrystals, Composites and Aggregates

  • T. H. K. Barron
  • G. K. White
Part of the The International Cryogenics Monograph Series book series (ICMS)


This chapter covers mixtures which are not homogeneous. In a polycrystalline specimen of a single component only the orientation of the crystallites varies, while in composites and aggregates there are also two or more distinct components forming a mosaic throughout the solid.


Magnesia Graphite Zirconia Silicate Helium 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. H. K. Barron
    • 1
  • G. K. White
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BristolBristolUK
  2. 2.CSIROLindfieldAustralia

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