Three-dimensional grain growth: a vertex dynamics simulation

D. Weygand, Y. Bréchet, W. Gust

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Abstract

The evolution of a three-dimensional (3D) grain structure is simulated by a vertex dynamics method. Normal grain growth is simulated and two-dimensional (2D) sections and the 3D structure are analysed and compared with a 2D simulation. It is shown that 2D sections of a 3D structure can be distinguished from a pure 2D situation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)703-716
Number of pages14
JournalPhilosophical Magazine B: Physics of Condensed Matter, Statistical Mechanics, Electronic, Optical, and Magnetic Properties
Volume79
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 1999
Externally publishedYes

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