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Burning Issues in Tomography Analysis
March/April 2008 (vol. 10 no. 2)
pp. 78-81
Kyungmin Ham, Louisiana State University
Heath A. Barnett, Louisiana State University
Leslie G. Butler, Louisiana State University
Polystyrene and other polymers can become safer when blended with flame retardants such as Saytex BT-93. In this installment, the authors discuss how to assess such blending's effectiveness using 3D multispectral imaging methods, such as synchrotron X-ray tomography.

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Index Terms:
polymers, polystyrene, chemical visualization, polymer blending, synchrotron X-ray tomography
Kyungmin Ham, Heath A. Barnett, Leslie G. Butler, "Burning Issues in Tomography Analysis," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 78-81, March-April 2008, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2008.51
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