A self-consistent treatment of precipitate growth via ledge migration in the presence of interfacial dissipation

Yves Bréchet, Gary Purdy

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Diffusional phase transformations often progress by the lateral motion of growth ledges. We develop an approximate treatment for the effect on ledge migration of a solute which is attracted to the ledge, and which is also rejected into the parent phase by volume diffusion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-10
Number of pages4
JournalScripta Materialia
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2005
Externally publishedYes


  • Interface migration
  • Ledge mechanism
  • Phase transformation kinetics

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