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Micrograph no
436
Brief description
Tough pitch' nearly pure copper, with oxygen impurity
Keywords
alloy Link to MATTER Glossary entry for alloy, copper, dendrite Link to MATTER Glossary entry for dendrite, metal, oxygen Link to MATTER Glossary entry for oxygen
Categories
Metal or alloy
System
Cu
Composition
Cu 99.7 (wt%), some oxygen
Standard codes
Reaction
Processing
Wrought annealed
Applications
Sample preparation
Ammonium persulphate
Technique
Reflected light microscopy
Length bar
200 μm
Further information
Copper - oxygen alloy, dendrites consist of pure copper with an interdendritic eutectic of copper oxide.
Contributor
Dr R F Cochrane
Organisation
Department of Materials, University of Leeds
Date
04/09/02
Licence for re-use
Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales
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