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Fig. 6

From: The hidden structure of human enamel

Fig. 6

Histograms of angular distances of crystalline c-axes. The angular distances, in three-dimensional space, between the c-axes in each two adjacent 60-nm pixels, measured across all the pixels in Fig. 2. Almost all angular distances are below 30° and the peak is at 1°. Supplementary Fig. 11 shows additional histograms acquired every 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, or 256 pixels, demonstrating that orientations change gradually from pixel to pixel, thus from crystal to crystal within all enamel components. Small spikes around 30°, 40°, 45°, 50°, and 60° corresponds to rod–interrod interfaces without organic sheath

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