8. Crystal Growth from the Melt and Rotating Machinery

  1. Marcello Lappa

Published Online: 24 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118342411.ch8

Rotating Thermal Flows in Natural and Industrial Processes

Rotating Thermal Flows in Natural and Industrial Processes

How to Cite

Lappa, M. (2012) Crystal Growth from the Melt and Rotating Machinery , in Rotating Thermal Flows in Natural and Industrial Processes, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118342411.ch8

Author Information

  1. Naples, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 31 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119960799

Online ISBN: 9781118342411

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Keywords:

  • crystal growth from the melt and rotating machinery;
  • the melt, high-quality single crystals produced;
  • industrial, VB, FZ and the CZ system;
  • hybrid or mixed convection, interplay among mechanisms;
  • cardinal concept in FZ, Bridgman growth and directional solidification;
  • CZ configuration, fluid motion from coexisting mechanisms;
  • CZ, and the spoke-pattern problem;
  • flow instabilities in the CZ, morphological changes of spiral formation;
  • CZ, technological in geostrophic turbulence, rotation increase in industrial;
  • isothermal rotating fluids, finite-dimensional on turbulence transition

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Bridgman Method

  • The Floating Zone

  • The Czochralski Method

  • Rotating Machinery