Multiscale modeling of precipitate microstructure evolution

V. Vaithyanathan, C. Wolverton, L. Q. Chen

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The thermodynamics of the phase transformation and the precipitate microstructure evolution were presented using free energy functionals. The strain energy was obtained from elasticity theory using the homogeneous modulus approxiamtion. It is found that the calculated precipitate dimensions and aspect ratios are similar in magnitude with respect to the experimental measurements.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number125503
Pages (from-to)1255031-1255034
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number12
StatePublished - Mar 25 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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