Accession Number:

AD1082481

Title:

Stack Reconstruction of Noisy High Contrast Microstructural Images for High-throughput Characterization

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,01 Jun 2018,30 Sep 2019

Corporate Author:

US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory Aberdeen Proving Ground United States

Report Date:

2019-09-26

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

Technological advancements have enabled the collection of large experimental microstructural data sets. A recently developed infrastructure at the US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command CCDC Army Research Laboratory enables characterization of 3D microstructures through femtosecond laser sectioning. This information is useful in understanding a materials microstructural complexity, often unattainable from 2D micrographs. A systematic framework to clean noisy micrographs, reconstruct individual micrograph frames into an image stack, and post-process the resulting 3D microstructure is presented. To showcase the importance of this type of analysis, a micromechanical analysis of a simplified microstructure is performed.

Subject Categories:

  • Cybernetics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE