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Author Jung, Jung Kyu ♦ Hwang, Nong Moon ♦ Park, Young Joon ♦ Joo, Young Chang
Source SpringerLink
Content type Text
Publisher The Korean Institute of Metals and Materials
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2002
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword grain growth ♦ thin film ♦ computer simulation ♦ grain boundary energy ♦ Metallic Materials ♦ Operating Procedures, Materials Treatment ♦ Magnetism, Magnetic Materials ♦ Engineering Thermodynamics, Heat and Mass Transfer ♦ Characterization and Evaluation of Materials ♦ Continuum Mechanics and Mechanics of Materials
Abstract In columnar-grained film with anisotropy in the surface energy, abnormal grain growth occurs to minimize the overall energy. We studied the effect of grain boundary energy on the surface-energy driven abnormal grain growth in thin films using the Monte Carlo computer simulation. Our simulation results show that the growth speed of abnormal growth slows down when grain boundary energy increases. It is because the speed of normal growth driven by the grain boundary energy minimization gets faster with increasing grain boundary energy, while that of the abnormal growth induced by the fixed surface energy is consistent. The growth kinetics was monitored based on the growth velocity of the abnormal grains relative to the average growth velocity of all the grains. It was also found that the abnormal growth kinetics was retarded by impingements among abnormally growing grains when there was more than one abnormal grain.
ISSN 15989623
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2002-01-01
Publisher Place Seoul
Journal Metals and Materials
Volume Number 8
Issue Number 1
Page Count 5
Starting Page 1
Ending Page 5


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