• Diffusion kinetics and some aspects of solidification under microgravity environment

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      Diffusion kineties; solidification rate; dendrites growth; monotectic solidification

    • Abstract


      The paper surveys the available literature on the direct influence of microgravity on diffusion in liquid metals, rate of solidification, growth of dendrites, undercooling of liquid metals and alloys and monotectic solidification. Agreement between theoretical predictions and experimental observations is discussed critically and areas requiring further study are highlighted.

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      P Ramachandrarao1

      1. School of Materials Science and Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221 005, India
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