By D. T. J. Hurle (Eds.)
Quantity I - basics addresses the underlying clinical ideas suitable to the entire suggestions of crystal development. Following a Foreword by way of Professor Sir Charles Frank and an ancient creation, the 1st half includes 8 chapters dedicated to thermodynamic, kinetic and crystallographic elements together with desktop simulation via molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo tools. the second one half, comprising another seven chapters, is dedicated to bulk shipping results and the effect of transport-limited development at the balance of either remoted progress kinds (such because the dendrite) and arrays, and at the cooperative results which result in trend formation. all of the shows are beautifully authoritative.
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By optimized programming and precise control of the relevant growth para meters, large inclusion-free crystals of up to 5 χ 5 χ 5 cm ^ size can be grown, even free from striations . Flux growth is used for commercial production of magnetooptic garnets, potassium niobate ( K N b O a ) and other optical crystals, emerald (Chatham, Gilson). However, its main field of application is in providing samples for research. A great challenge now is crystal growth of high-temperature superconductors. Crystal growth from the vapor phase has found, due to its inherently low growth rates, limited application in technology, with the exception of large crystals of I I - V I compounds and especially with deposition of thin films, which play an important role.
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Fundamentals. Thermodynamics and Kinetics by D. T. J. Hurle (Eds.)