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April 15, 2022

Colorized electron micrograph of a nickel powder alloy

A colorized electron micrograph of a nickel powder alloy. The alloy was used in a study that developed a new method that optimizes alloy properties and process parameters to create superior 3D-printed metal parts.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant DMR 2119103.]

Learn more in the Texas A&M University news story Tweaking alloy microchemistry for flawless metal 3D printing. (Date image taken: Sept. 23, 2021; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: April 15, 2022)

Credit: Raiyan Seede, Materials Science and Engineering Department; Rachel Barton, Texas A&M Engineering Communications

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