Video/animation icon  SEM study of fracture in cadmium single crystal

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Description: SEM video of a single crystal of cadmium fracturing under tensile load. The mode of fracture is ductile tearing. Shows how the angle of the fracture surfaces mimics the angle of the slip planes in the deformed crystal. From TLP: Slip in Single Crystals,
Keywords: deformation • single crystal • fracture • electron microscopy
Categories: Science approaches
Science approaches > Deformation & failure
Science approaches > Deformation & failure > Fracture
Testing, analysis & experimentation
Testing, analysis & experimentation > Microscopy
Created by: DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
Published by: DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
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Date created: 09 August 2006
Date added: 02 December 2009
Resource ID: 2355