Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD)

Oxygen Orientation Map

Oxygen Phase Map

Orientation and phase maps of a mineral sample containing quartz (SiO2) (green), olivine ((Mg, Fe)2SiO4) (red) and enstatite (MgSiO3) (yellow).

Sample courtesy of K. Kunze, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich

Zinc Oxide

Zinc Oxide microfibers
ZnO microfibers with periodic junctions with 6.2 µm spacing

Microfiber anisotropic growth model
Microfiber anisotropic growth model

EBSD measurements and pole figure analysis for Zinc Oxide
EBSD measurements and pole figure analysis

Photoluminescence micrograph of fibers
Photoluminescence micrograph for the type of fibers shown to the left

L. Huang, S. Wright, S. Yang, D. Shen, B. Gu and Y. Du (2004). “ZnO well-faceted fibers with periodic junctions” Journal of Physical Chemistry B 108: 19,901-19,903.

Magnesium Aluminate Spinel

Magnesium Aluminate Spinel orientation map
Orientation map overlaid on an intensity map based on EBSD pattern quality on a hot-pressed MgAl2O4

EDS spectra from a hot-pressed Magnesium Aluminate Spinel
EDS spectra from a hot-pressed MgAl2O4 sample and a hot-pressed and annealed sample