Hass, P; Wittel, F K; McDonald, S A; Marone, F; Stampanoni, M; Herrmann, H J; Niemz, P (2010). Pore space analysis of beech wood: The vessel network. Holzforschung, 64(5):639-644.
Full text not available from this repository.
View at publisher
Water transport in wood is vital for the survival of trees. With synchrotron radiation X-ray tomographic microscopy (SRXTM), it has become possible to characterize and quantify the three-dimensional (3D) network formed by vessels that are responsible for longitudinal transport. In the present study, the spatial size dependence of vessels and the organization inside single growth rings in terms of vessel-induced porosity was studied by SRXTM. Network characteristics, such as connectivity, were deduced by digital image analysis from the processed tomographic data and related to known complex network topologies.
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > Institute of Biomedical Engineering|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||170 Ethics
610 Medicine & health
|Deposited On:||30 Jan 2011 20:39|
|Last Modified:||27 Nov 2013 20:44|
|Free access at:||Related URL. An embargo period may apply.|
Users (please log in): suggest update or correction for this item
Repository Staff Only: item control page