Journal article

Three-dimensional characterization of the permeability of W-Cu composites using a new "TriBeam" technique

McLean P Echlin, Alessandro Mottura, Michael Wang, Paul J Mignone, Daniel P Riley, George V Franks, Tresa M Pollock

Acta Materialia | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2014


Awarded by MRSEC Program of the National Science Foundation

Awarded by Office of Naval Research ONR-DURIP

Funding Acknowledgements

We acknowledge the support of the MRSEC Program of the National Science Foundation through DMR-1121053. We also would like to thank Professor Marc De Graef (CMU) for his assistance with image segmentation of the datasets (EM/MPM software), David Rowenhorst for IDL-based 3-D reconstruction software, Will Lenthe for discussion on statistical analysis, and the Office of Naval Research ONR-DURIP Grant N000141010783 for support of the development of the TriBeam system. We would also like to thank the Defence Materials Technology Centre for the Ph.D. scholarships for P.M. and M.W. as well as additional funding. We also greatly appreciate the useful discussions with Trevor R. Finlayson, and Jamie Whiteford (BAE Systems) for providing the W-Cu samples.