Numerical Studies of Fluid Flow in Microgravity Conditions for Confined Crystal Growth
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We study the convective flow induced by residual accelerations in microgravity conditions for different geometric arrangements which are relevant to crystal growth experiments. We consider both constantand oscillating acceleration and focus mostly on the transient relaxation dynamics. Results are relevant to estimate impact of more realistic residual accelerations in crystal growth experiments.
KeywordsFluid Flow Crystal Growth Convective Flow Growth Experiment Microgravity Condition
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