Thermodynamics, Diffusion and the Kirkendall Effect in Solids by Aloke PaulThermodynamics, Diffusion and the Kirkendall Effect in Solids by Aloke Paul

Thermodynamics, Diffusion and the Kirkendall Effect in Solids

byAloke Paul, Tomi Laurila, Vesa Vuorinen

Hardcover | July 30, 2014

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In this book basic and some more advanced thermodynamics and phase as well as stability diagrams relevant for diffusion studies are introduced. Following, Fick's laws of diffusion, atomic mechanisms, interdiffusion, intrinsic diffusion, tracer diffusion and the Kirkendall effect are discussed. Short circuit diffusion is explained in detail with an emphasis on grain boundary diffusion. Recent advances in the area of interdiffusion will be introduced. Interdiffusion in multi-component systems is also explained. Many practical examples will be given, such that researches working in this area can learn the practical evaluation of various diffusion parameters from experimental results. Large number of illustrations and experimental results are used to explain the subject. This book will be appealing for students, academicians, engineers and researchers in academic institutions, industry research and development laboratories.
Aloke Paul is an associate professor in the Department of Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India. Professor Aloke Paul is currently running an active research group working on diffusion related problems with major areas of research including developing new phenomenological models in solid-state diff...
Title:Thermodynamics, Diffusion and the Kirkendall Effect in SolidsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:530 pagesPublished:July 30, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319074601

ISBN - 13:9783319074603

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Table of Contents

Thermodynamics, phases and phase diagrams.- Structure of Materials.- Fick's laws of diffusion.- Development of interdiffusion zone in different systems.- Atomic mechanism of diffusion.- Interdiffusion and the Kirkendall effect in binary systems.- Growth of phases with narrow homogeneity range and line compounds by interdiffusion.- Microstructural evolution of the diffusion zone.- Interdiffusion in multicomponent systems.- Short circuit diffusion.- Reactive phase formation in thin film systems.