Kinetics of First-Order Phase Transitions

Kinetics of First-Order Phase Transitions

Author(s): Prof. Vitaly V. Slezov

Print ISBN: 9783527407750

Online ISBN: 9783527627769

DOI: 10.1002/9783527627769

Author Biography

About the Author

Vitaly V. Slezov is Professor at the Kharkov National University and Head of Department at the National Science Center, Kharkov Institute of Physics and Technology. He began his scientific career at this institute in 1954 in the theoretical department headed by I. M. Lifshitz, with whom he developed the theory of the late stages of evolution of supersaturated solid solutions, cited today as the Lifshitz-Slezov (LS) Theory or Lifshitz-Slezov-Wagner (LSW) Theory. He was twice awarded the State Prizes for Science and Technology of the Ukraine (in 1978 and 1993).