Growth and Coarsening : Ostwald Ripening in Material Processing /

100 years after the first observation of ripening by Ostwald and 40 years after the first publication of a theory describing this process, this monograph presents in a self-consistent and comprehensive manner, all the bits and pieces of coarsening theories so that the main issues and the underlying...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ratke, Lorenz
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Voorhees, Peter W.
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2002.
Series:Engineering materials.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Thermodynamics of Alloys
  • Transport of Heat and Mass
  • Growth
  • Statistics of Growth
  • Coarsening
  • Basics and Growth Laws
  • Ostwald Ripening
  • Wagner Analysis
  • Ostwald Ripening
  • Marqusee and Ross Type Analysis
  • Multiparticle Diffusion Analysis
  • Nucleation, Growth and Coarsening
  • Appendex: Droplet and Particle Motion
  • Nucleation.