Kinetics of multilayer homogenization via coupled grain boundary diffusion and migration: discontinuous homogenization

L. Klinger, Y. Bréchet, G. Purdy

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We investigate theoretically several postulated processes for homogenization of a multilayer by diffusion along a moving grain boundary. Both the velocity and the shape of the moving grain boundary are investigated. We show the possible existence of a "fingering instability" of the moving grain boundary leading to partial homogenization of the multilayer.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4667-4674
Number of pages8
JournalActa Materialia
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1997
Externally publishedYes

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