Chapter 3. Kinetics of Nucleation–Growth Processes: The First Stages

  1. Prof. Vitaly V. Slezov

Published Online: 22 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527627769.ch3

Kinetics of First-Order Phase Transitions

Kinetics of First-Order Phase Transitions

How to Cite

Slezov, V. V. (2009) Kinetics of Nucleation–Growth Processes: The First Stages, in Kinetics of First-Order Phase Transitions, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527627769.ch3

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:

  • kinetics of nucleation;
  • basic kinetic equations;
  • nonsteady-state effects;
  • flux;
  • cluster distributions;
  • supercritical cluster sizes;
  • steady-state nucleation;
  • nucleation–growth processes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Basic Kinetic Equations

  • Nonsteady-State Effects in the Initial Stage of Nucleation

  • Flux and Cluster Distributions in the Range of Supercritical Cluster Sizes

  • Time Interval for Steady-State Nucleation

  • Further Basic Characteristics of Nucleation–Growth Processes

  • Time of Steady-State Nucleation and Induction Time

  • Formation of a New Phase with a Given Stoichiometric Composition

  • Summary of Results

  • Conclusions