Chapter 4. Theory of the Late Stages of Nucleation–Growth Processes: Ostwald Ripening

  1. Prof. Vitaly V. Slezov

Published Online: 22 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527627769.ch4

Kinetics of First-Order Phase Transitions

Kinetics of First-Order Phase Transitions

How to Cite

Slezov, V. V. (2009) Theory of the Late Stages of Nucleation–Growth Processes: Ostwald Ripening, in Kinetics of First-Order Phase Transitions, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527627769.ch4

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:

  • late stages of nucleation;
  • growth processes;
  • coarsening;
  • arbitrary initial distribution function;
  • diffusive decomposition;
  • multicomponent solutions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Coarsening

  • Rigorous Analysis of the Transformation of an Arbitrary Initial Distribution Function into a Universal One

  • Theory of Diffusive Decomposition of Multicomponent Solutions