The microstructure of magnesium oxide cleavage surfaces
Lewis, M. H.. (1966) The microstructure of magnesium oxide cleavage surfaces. Philosophical Magazine, 13 (126). pp. 1123-1130. ISSN 1478-6435Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14786436608213527
Steps on the cleavage surfaces of MgO single crystals have been examined directly by electron microscopy and x-ray diffraction topography. The geometry of dislocation bands associated with some of the steps indicates that an overlap of cleavage crack segments on different levels occurs prior to step formation. Estimates of the increased elastic energy absorption due to formation of steps of the observed type indicate that this may contribute significantly to the fracture 'toughness', particularly for polyerystals.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Physics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Philosophical Magazine|
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Page Range:||pp. 1123-1130|
Data sourced from: Butterworth, J. (1966). Report of the Vice Chancellor 1965-66. Coventry : University of Warwick.
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