• Crystal growth from melt in space

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      Crystal growth; zero gravity

    • Abstract


      A review of experiments on crystal growth from melt in nearly zero gravity environments in space is given. The review includes experiments from skylab and ASTP missions. The results discussed are morphological observations, melt interfaee observations, dopant segregation, alloy solidification and containerless experiments.

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      P Ganguly1

      1. Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560 012, India
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  • Bulletin of Materials Science | News

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