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Recent advances in the application of X-ray computed tomography in the analysis of heap leaching systems

N. Dhawan, M.S. Safarzadeh, J.D. Miller, M.S. Moats, R.K. Rajamani, C.L. Lin

Miner. Eng. 35, 75–86 (2012)

DOI : 10.1016/j.mineng.2012.03.033, Heap leaching, HPGR

Particle damage and exposure analysis in HPGR crushing of selected copper ores for column leaching

P. Kodali, N. Dhawan, T. Depci, C.L. Lin, J.D. Miller

Miner. Eng. 24(13), 1478–1487 (2011)

DOI: 10.1016/j.mineng.2011.07.010, HPGR, column leaching, high pressure grinding rolls

Dual energy rapid scan radiography for geometallurgy evaluation and isolation of trace mineral particles

C.L. Lin, C. Hsieh, T. Tserendagva, J.D. Miller

Miner. Eng. 40, 30-37 (2013)

DOI: 10.1016/j.mineng.2012.09.001, dual energy radiography, trace mineral, geometallurgy

Transport of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) in soil

O. Sagee, I. Dror, B. Berkowitz

Chemosphere 88, 670-675 (2012)

DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2012.03.055, silver nanoparticles, transport, soil (abstract)

Oil & Gas

New frontiers in experimental geoscience: X-ray microcomputed tomography and fluid flow

Matthew Andrew, Branko Bijeljic, Martin J. Blunt

Qatar Carbonate and Carbon Storage Research Center, Department of Earth, Science and Engineering, Imperial College, London UK 

Microscopy & Analysis, Supplement: Tomography 3D Reconstruction Image Analysis, March/April 2014, S4-S7

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Pore-scale imaging and modelling

M.J. Blunt, B. Bijeljic, H. Dong, O. Gharbi, S. Iglauer, et al.

Adv. Water. Resour. 51, 197-216 (2013)

DOI: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2012.03.003, network modeling, digital core analysis, permeability (PDF)

From micro to reservoir scale: permeability from digital experiments

J. Dvorkin, N. Derzhi, Q. Fang, A. Nur, B. Nur, et al.

The Leading Edge 28(12), 1446 (2009)

DOI: 10.1190/1.3272699, permeability, network modeling, digital rock physics

Three-dimensional micro-roughness of a pseudotachylyte-bearing fault surface

P.G. Resor, W. Griffith, G. Di Toro

Paper presented at American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting (2011)

Read abstract here, structural geology, fractures and faults, tectonophysics

Ultra porous nanocellulose aerogels as separation medium for mixtures of oil/water liquids

N.T. Cervin, C. Aulin, P.T. Larsson, L. Wagberg

Cellulose 19, 401-410 (2012)

DOI: 10.1007/s10570-011-9629-5, aerogel, cellulose, desorption, oleophiliic (abstract)