Developments in TEM Nanotomography of Calcium Silicate Hydrate

Rae Taylor, Anne E. Sakdinawat, Sejung R. Chae, Haz Rudolf Wenk, Pierre E. Levitz, Rachid Sougrat, Paulo José Meleragno Monteiro

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This investigation was designed to explore the possibility of using transmission electron microscope (TEM) tomography on cement-based systems gain a greater understanding of their nanostructure and pore network. The preliminary results show a clearly a well-defined pore network at the nanoscale, with pore size approximately 1.7-2.4 nm in diameter and spaced around 5-8 nm apart. A comparison of small angle X-ray scattering data with 2-D TEM images analyzed with the Fourier slice theorem documents an excellent structural correlation. © 2015 The American Ceramic Society.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2307-2312
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of the American Ceramic Society
Issue number7
StatePublished - Apr 15 2015

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Chemistry
  • Ceramics and Composites


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