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  • Reconstructing grain-shape statistics from electron back-scatter diffraction microscopy

    RFR. FarrZVMHEG Physical Review Materials

    Grain shape inference

    The distributions of size and shape of a material’s grains can be constructed from a 2D slice of the material and electron diffraction data.

  • Predicting interface structures: from  SrTiO 3  to graphene

    GSCPC. Pickard Physical Review B

    Predicting interface structures

    Generating random structures in the vicinity of a material’s defect predicts the low and high energy atomic structure at the grain boundary.

  • Random close packing fractions of lognormal distributions of hard spheres

    RFR. Farr Powder Technology

    Random close packing fractions

    Lognormal distributions (and mixtures of same) are a useful model for the size distribution in emulsions and sediments.

  • Diffusional Monte Carlo model of liquid-phase sintering

    AR Mathematics and Computers in Simulation

    Diffusional liquid-phase sintering

    A Monte Carlo model simulates the microstructural evolution of metallic and ceramic powders during the consolidation process liquid-phase sintering.