discontinuous precipitation

discontinuous precipitation

[‚dis·kən′tin·yə·wəs prə‚sip·ə′tā·shən]
(metallurgy)
Precipitation principally at and away from the grain boundaries in a supersaturated solid solution; diffraction patterns show two lattice parameters, the solute in solution and the precipitate.
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Some paper subjects are defect analysis in semiconductor materials based on p-n junction diode characteristics, electronic structure and doping effects of Ni and Co on a kink in the edge dislocation of BCC iron, peculiarities of discontinuous precipitation in the Pb-Sn alloy, and local vibrational modes of Zn-H-P in GaP, InP, and ZnTe.
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