A Review of Asphalt Binders Characterized by X-ray Diffraction

Author(s): John Shirokoff*, Leonard Lye

Journal Name: Innovations in Corrosion and Materials Science
Formerly Recent Patents on Corrosion Science

Volume 9 , Issue 1 , 2019

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Asphalt binder research papers characterized by X-ray diffraction are reviewed. The Xray results reveal the aromaticity and crystallite size parameters of asphaltene in asphalt binders as reported in the research literature. The research data is discussed in terms of asphalt molecular structure on a length scale, methodology, and petroleum oil fields. Box plots and summary statistics created for each parameter are compared and discussed as they relate to eleven data sets from various asphaltene-crude-oil-geological-regions.

Keywords: X-ray diffraction, asphalt binder, asphaltene, aromaticity, crystallite size parameters, parameter box plots, summary statistics.

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VOLUME: 9
ISSUE: 1
Year: 2019
Page: [28 - 40]
Pages: 13
DOI: 10.2174/2352094909666190401205036

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