Thermocapillary Convection in Models of Crystal Growth by Hendrik C. KuhlmannThermocapillary Convection in Models of Crystal Growth by Hendrik C. Kuhlmann

Thermocapillary Convection in Models of Crystal Growth

byHendrik C. Kuhlmann

Paperback | October 3, 2013

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This critical overview describes fluid flow driven by the thermocapillary effect in models of crystal growth. Simple models are the floating-zone technique and the open-boat technique.
Basic equations, boundary layer scaling, stability analysis, pattern formation and additional buoyancy are discussed. Particular emphasis is given to the understanding of the physics of flow. This reference book gives a state-of-the-art report and reviews the literature available.
Title:Thermocapillary Convection in Models of Crystal GrowthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:226 pagesPublished:October 3, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3662147378

ISBN - 13:9783662147375

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Table of Contents

Basic equations.- Asymptotic behavior.- Creeping flow in thermocapillary liquid bridges.- Concepts of stability analysis.- Plane thermocapillary layers.- Convection in cylindrical geometry.- Convection in rectangular geometry.- Extensions to simple models.