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    • Keywords


      Liquid-solid transition; crystal growth; supercooled melt; order parameters; diffusion equation; structure factor; heat mode

    • Abstract


      We present a theoretical analysis of the dynamics of crystal growth from a supercooled melt. A molecular theory of crystal growth that pays proper attention to the structure at the liquid-solid interface is discussed.

    • Author Affiliations


      Biman Bagchi1 T R Kirkpatrick2

      1. Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560 012, India
      2. Institute for Physical Science and Technology and Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Maryland, College Park, MD - 20742, USA
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  • Journal of Chemical Sciences | News

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