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Close up view of the vacuum chamber wall in Ames Laboratory's electron beam melting system. The chamber has 40+ years of use. The colors arise from oxidation across the varying thickness of metal deposits. The thick deposits consists mostly of Th, Zr, Hf, Ti and some Ni evaporated during melting.
Submitted by: Trevor Riedemann, AMES LABORATORY OF US DOE on June 18, 2013
Tags: Ames Laboratory, Metals Development Building
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