Accession Number : AD0715857

Title :   Transmission Microscopy of Ion-Bombardment Thinned Boron Carbide.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY MATERIALS AND MECHANICS RESEARCH CENTER WATERTOWN MASS

Personal Author(s) : Katz,R. Nathan ; King,Abram O.

Report Date : NOV 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : The use of the ion-bombardment etching technique to thin boron carbide ceramics for transmitted light optical and transmission electron microscopy is demonstnated. The results of the transmission electron microscopy provide the first direct evidence of the existence of dislocations in boron carbide. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CARBIDES, *ELECTRON MICROSCOPY), (*ETCHING, CARBIDES), BORON COMPOUNDS, DISLOCATIONS, ION BOMBARDMENT, MICROSTRUCTURE

Subject Categories : Ceramics, Refractories and Glass

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE