Fundamentals of Crystal Growth

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Georg Roth

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Georg Roth

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Content:

  • Thermodynamic principles.
  • Nucleation and growth.
  • Growth kinetics.
  • Equilibrium growth forms of ideal crystals.
  • Crystal defects.
  • Single crystal growth.
  • Epitaxial growth.
  • Technical crystallization.
  • Methods of crystal growth: from the melt, from aqueous solution, flux method, sublimation/gas phase, crystal growth from gels.

Goals:

Understand the fundamental mechanisms of and models for crystal growth.

Literature:

  • K. T. Wilke: Kristallzüchtung. Neu verfasst und herausgegeben von Joachim Bohm unter Mitwirkung von P. Görnert.
  • J. W. Mullin: Crystallization. 4.ed. Butterworth & Heinemann (2001)

Audience:

  • M. Sc. Applied Geosciences
  • M. Sc. Materials Science
  • M. Sc. Physics

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