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A key issue in the design of advanced materials is the control of residual stresses induced near material interfaces due to the mismatch in the thermo-mechanical properties of the composite constituents. Over the last ten years the neutron scattering technique has been recognised as a powerful tool in the characterisation of advanced materials due to its potential to reveal stress distribution deep within material specimens. In this paper the feasibility of the technique in connection with the Petten High Flux Reactor faciltiies is established, and experimental data for residual stress fields near material interfaces of advanced composites are presented.

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Authors: YOUTSOS A G, JRC Petten (NL);SCHRÖDER J, JRC Petten (NL);TIMKE T, JRC Petten (NL)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: 4th International Symposium on Advanced Composites, Corfu (GR), September 18-22, 1995
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 39188 ORA
Record Number: 199511351 / Last updated on: 1995-10-31
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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