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Microstructural investigation of wood charcoal made by spark plasma sintering


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Hata, T., Yamane, K., Kobayashi, E. et al. Microstructural investigation of wood charcoal made by spark plasma sintering. J Wood Sci 44, 332–334 (1998).

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Key words

  • Microstructure
  • Spark plasma sintering
  • Wood charcoals
  • SEM
  • TEM