grain growth


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grain growth

[′grān ‚grōth]
(metallurgy)
Enlargement of grains in a metal, usually through heat treatment.
(petrology)
Enlargement of some individual crystals in a monomineralic rock, producing a coarser texture. Also known as germination.
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Thermal analysis is used to measure the cooling curve to determine the amount of undercooling required to initiate grain growth.
The papers are grouped into 7 major topics that include grain growth, grain boundary and interface structure, microstructure development, computer simulation and modeling, recrystallization and grain growth in ceramics and thin films, and nanocrystallization and grain growth.
In the absence of a grain refiner, nucleation and grain growth are dependent upon the degree of undercooling and heterogeneous nuclei available.
Monte Carlo Simulation of Normal Grain Growth in Three Dimensions
Triticale grain growth and morphometry as affected by drought stress, late sowing and simulated drought stress.
Classical aspects of grain growth and sintering, the new SPS process, mechanical performance and reliability, and environmental barrier coatings are some important themes.
Grain growth rate (GGR) was calculated using the following equation [12]:
Among specific topics are the effect of non-conventional large deformation on the formation of nano-structure in materials, novel ceramic-metal composites with metal phase from micro to nano-sized, and modelling the influence of the grain size distribution on the grain growth in nano-crystals.
The IMP Cu seed layer provides an atomically smooth and cohesive copper interface that allows the correct grain growth during the subsequent bulk fill step.