Chapter 2. Fundamentals of Equilibrium Thermodynamics of Crystal Growth

  1. Dr.-Ing. Hans J. Scheel2 and
  2. Dr. Peter Capper3
  1. Klaus Jacobs

Published Online: 25 NOV 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527623440.ch2

Crystal Growth Technology: From Fundamentals and Simulation to Large-scale Production

Crystal Growth Technology: From Fundamentals and Simulation to Large-scale Production

How to Cite

Jacobs, K. (2008) Fundamentals of Equilibrium Thermodynamics of Crystal Growth, in Crystal Growth Technology: From Fundamentals and Simulation to Large-scale Production (eds H. J. Scheel and P. Capper), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527623440.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Scheel Consulting, Grönstrasse Haus Anatas, 3803 Beatenberg, Switzerland

  2. 3

    SELEX Sensors and Airborne, Systems Infrared Ltd., P.O. Box 217, Millbrook, Southampton SO1 5EG, United Kingdom

Author Information

  1. Institut für Kristallzüchtung, Max-Born-Strasse 2, 12489 Berlin, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 NOV 2008
  2. Published Print: 16 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527317622

Online ISBN: 9783527623440

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Keywords:

  • thermodynamics;
  • crystal growth;
  • melt growth;
  • solution growth;
  • vapor growth

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Recapitulation of Some Basic Concepts

  • Relationships Between Thermodynamics and Kinetics

  • Thermodynamics of Melt Growth

  • Thermodynamics of Solution Growth

  • Thermodynamics of Crystal Growth from the Vapor

  • Solid–Solid Equilibria

  • Thermodynamics of Nucleation and Interfaces

  • Summary

  • References