Final PhD Seminar

Application of contrast techniques in X-ray microtomography to characterisation of rocks and hydrocarbon recovery

Mr Qianhao Cheng
Department of Applied Mathematics, RSPE, The Australian National University

The talk will describe topics from the duration of the PhD term, including:

Micro-CT imaging and analysis of residual oil in an outcrop sandstone after spontaneous imbibition at high and low salinity; 

High and low salinity spontaneous imbibition into a reservoir sandstone and relations to local mineralogy;

Estimation of rock surface area from micro-CT by surface labelling strategies; and Dynamic micro-CT imaging of diffusion in unconventionals.

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