Acta Mechanica Sinica

, 6:81 | Cite as

Influence of external magnetic field on the flow field in molten semiconductor of Czochralski crystal growth —A numerical simulation

  • Chen Xi
  • Xue Minglun
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Abstract

Numerical results show that an external magnetic field may influence significantly the flow pattern in the molten semiconductor of Czochralski crystal growth. The melt flow could be pronouncedly damped by a magnetic field with the intensity of several thousands Gauss, while the temperature field is affected only in a less extent by the magnetic field.

Key words

melt flow in CZ crystal growth magnetic field effect numerical simulation 

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© Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chen Xi
    • 1
  • Xue Minglun
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Engineering Mechanics Tsinghua UniversityChina
  2. 2.Institute of MechanicsAcademia SinicaBeijingChina

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