Chapter 11. Nucleation versus Spinodal Decomposition in Confined Binary Solutions

  1. Prof. Vitaly V. Slezov

Published Online: 22 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527627769.ch11

Kinetics of First-Order Phase Transitions

Kinetics of First-Order Phase Transitions

How to Cite

Slezov, V. V. (2009) Nucleation versus Spinodal Decomposition in Confined Binary Solutions, in Kinetics of First-Order Phase Transitions, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527627769.ch11

Author Information

  1. National Science Center, Kharkov Institute of Physics and Technics, Akademicheskaya Str. 1, 310108 Kharkov, Ukraine

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JUN 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 JUL 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527407750

Online ISBN: 9783527627769

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Keywords:

  • nucleation;
  • spinodal decomposition;
  • confined binary solutions;
  • adiabatically isolated systems;
  • phase separation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Spinodal Decomposition in Adiabatically Isolated Systems

  • Generalized Cluster Model Approach to the Description of Phase Separation: The Model System

  • Phase Separation in Infinite Domains

  • Phase Separation in Finite Domains

  • Results and Discussion