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Title: New Guide Available for Fractography of Ceramics and Glasses
Description: Optical profilometer image of the broken surface of a glass rod shows height of peaks (yellows and reds) and valleys (blues and purples) of the fracture surface in millionths of a meter. Curved ribs reveal the path of the stress waves through the glass. Image shows an area 1 x 1.3 millimeters.

*MSEL
Subjects (names):
Topics/Categories: Materials--Ceramics
Type: Graphic/scientific data
Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Credit Line as it should
appear in print:
Credit: R. Gates/NIST
AV Number: 07MSEL014
Date Created: September 2007
Date Entered: 9/13/2007

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