2. Chemical Energetics and Atomistics of Reactions and Transformations in Solids

  1. John N. Lalena1,
  2. David A. Cleary2,
  3. Everett E. Carpenter3 and
  4. Nancy F. Dean4

Published Online: 30 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470191576.ch2

Inorganic Materials Synthesis and Fabrication

Inorganic Materials Synthesis and Fabrication

How to Cite

Lalena, J. N., Cleary, D. A., Carpenter, E. E. and Dean, N. F. (2007) Chemical Energetics and Atomistics of Reactions and Transformations in Solids, in Inorganic Materials Synthesis and Fabrication, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470191576.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Maryland, University College-Europe, USA

  2. 2

    Gonzaga University, USA

  3. 3

    Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

  4. 4

    Formerly, Honeywell Electronic Materials, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2007
  2. Published Print: 18 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471740049

Online ISBN: 9780470191576

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Keywords:

  • thermal expansion coefficients;
  • chemical potential gradient;
  • thermodynamic driving forces

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Equilibrium Thermodynamics

  • Structural Energetics

  • Grain Boundary Energy and Surface Energy Contributions

  • Mass Transport and Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics

  • Chemical Reaction and Phase Transformation Kinetics in Solids

  • References