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Dr. Ralf Hielscher
MTEX Workshop 2018

Chemnitz MTEX Workshop 2018


The aim of this workshops is to provide an easy start for MTEX beginners and to bring together MTEX users to share their ideas and to inform about recent developments in MTEX. The workshop will be divided into four parts:

A simple introduction to MTEX

The first two days of the workshop are devoted to a comprehensive introduction into MTEX by Ralf Hielscher that covers
  • crystal geometry
  • analysis of EBSD data, grains, boundaries
  • misorientation analysis, twinning
  • analysis of pole figure data
  • odf analysis
  • elastic and plastic deformation
and includes guided exercieses in our computer lab.

Recent developments in MTEX

In the second part Ralf Hielscher will report about recent features that have been added to MTEX. Up to now those include
  • Orientation and misorientation cluster analysis
  • Parent to child orientation relationships in phase transistions

Introductory talks given by the invited speakers

The following experts will provide tutorials and exercises to their specific use of MTEX.
Ben Britton
(Imperial College London, UK)

Advancing orientation analysis

Rüdiger Kilian
(Universität Basel, Switzerland)

Combined texture and microstructure analysis on earth materials

Wolfgang Pantleon
(Danmarks Tekniske Universitet)

Deformation structure vs. grain structure

David Mainprice
(Universite Montpellier, France)

The role of orientations and misorientations in phase transformations and metamorphic reactions

Talks by the participants about specific problems that have been or could be handled with MTEX

The participants are encouraged to present recent or potential applications of MTEX to their field of research. Talks will be 15 to 30 minutes depending on the number of speakers.

Location and Time:

Schedule (preliminary)

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:45 - 10:00 R. Hielscher
basic concepts
R. Hielscher
plastic deformations
F. Bartel
spherical functions
Talks 4-6 Talks 7-9
10:30 - 11:45 R. Kilian
B. Britton
Talks 1-3
W. Pantleon
Talks 10-12
13:30 - 15:00 Exercises
plastic properties
Trip Exercises
grain boundaries
15:30 - 16:30 Exercises
Trip Round Table


Name Affiliation Talk
Bjørn Eske Sørensen NTNU Trondheim, Norwegen MTEX for teaching Crystallography and optical Crystallography
Ruth Keppler Universität Bonn Time-of-flight neutron diffraction texture analysis and modeling of elastic anisotropies
Michael Schmidtke Universität Bonn Texture analysis of the Zermatt-Saas- and Combin-Zone (Western Alps)
Lehto Pauli Aalto University, Finnland Material heterogeneity and length scale interaction in local plastic deformation of welded structural steel
Marco Witte Salzgitter Mannesmann Forschung GmbH The influence of shear textures in steel analyzed with MTEX
Suresh Kumar Kodukula University of Oulu, Finnland Linear anisotropy R-value calculations from EBSD data
Anett Stöger TU Freiberg Use of texture analysis in non-oriented electrical steels
Michael Pfund Karlsruher Institut für Technologie Phase transformations in steels studied by EBSD using MTEX
Håkon Wiik Ånes NTNU Trondheim, Norwegen Using MTEX for scanning precession electron diffraction (SPED) data
Gert Nolze BAM Higher Orientation Precision by EBSD-pattern matching
Jacek Kossak Glowczewski Universität Bonn
Dennis Quandt University of Graz
Peter Micheuz University of Graz
Xuefei Wei RWTH Aachen
Aditya Vuppala RWTH Aachen
Emil Christiansen NTNU Trondheim, Norwegen
Behzad Aminforoughi Universität Kassel
Sebastian Degener Universität Kassel
David Mercier CRM Group, Belgien
Antti Kaijalainen University of Oulu, Finnland
Monika Kubenova PSI Villigen, Schweiz
Vahid Javaheri University of Oulu, Finnland
Stefan Kante TU Freiberg
Helge Schumann TU Freiberg
Mark Coleman University of Ottawa, Canada