Synchrotron tomography on zinc and aluminium foams

A. Rack, A. Haibel, B. Matijasevic and J. Banhart
Materials Science Dept., Hahn-Meitner-Institut Berlin, Glienicker Str.100, D-14109 Berlin, Germany

We report on synchrotron tomography on zinc and aluminium foams. Using three dimensional image analysis critical cell wall thicknesses and distribution functions for both the blowing agent and the pore size are determined. For Al foams stabilised with SiC particles correlation functions of SiC particles with pores are determined and discussed.
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