coherent precipitate

coherent precipitate

[kō′hir·ənt prə′sip·ə‚tāt]
(physical chemistry)
A precipitate that is a continuation of the lattice structure of the solvent and has no phase or grain boundary.
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The free energy per unit area of coherent interfaces is very small, and coherent precipitates from whenever the free-energy change of the transformation is sufficient to provide the elastic coherency strain.
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