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By Y. Furukawa, K. Nakajima, K. Sato

The purpose of this ebook is to supply a well timed assortment that highlights advances in present examine of crystal development starting from basic features to present purposes concerning quite a lot of fabrics. This e-book is released at the foundation of lecture texts of the eleventh foreign summer season tuition on Crystal development (ISSCG-11) to be held at Doshisha Retreat heart in Shiga Prefecture Japan, on July 24-29, 2001. this faculty is often linked to the overseas convention of Crystal progress (ICCG) sequence which have been held each 3 years for the reason that 1973; hence this faculty keeps the culture of the previous 10 faculties of crystal development.

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79) a a (80) It therefore follows that N • d S = 0 and dQ = S • dN. Prom its definition in Eq. (76), we see that S is a homogeneous function of degree zero, so it depends only on N . = Vxo = —^ • JNo dxo dxo d[AQ{No)] 2dP axQ dxo (86) 32 Figure 5. Time evolution of dendrite tip shapes computed from the phase field model for a fourfold sinusoidal interfacial free energy anisotropy of 3%. Figure 6. Time evolution of dendrite tip shapes computed from the phase field model for a fourfold sinusoidal interfacial free energy anisotropy of 4%.

E q u i l i b r i u m We first investigate conditions for thermodynamic equilibrium of our system. We begin with Eqs. (1) and (2) but with V replaced by V, the volume of the entire system. We then proceed to maximize the entropy subject to the constraint of constant energy and no exchange with the exterior. To do this, we make small variations 5u and S(p throughout the system and require the variation 5S = 0, subject to the constraint SU = 0. The constraint is handled by means of a Lagrange multipHer A, so we require S[S-XU]=0, (3) We calculate the variations of S and U according to the calculus of variations.

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