Non-linear Stability Models

Chapter

Abstract

The linear theory of morphological stability, as shown in Chapter 10, predicts neither the explicit form nor the evolution dynamics of an unstable solid–liquid interface. Instead, linear theory predicts only the system’s initial unstable behavior—viz., evolution through exponential growth or decay—of a single-mode interface perturbation in the form of a sine-wave ripple.

Keywords

Anisotropy Convection Hexagonal Sine 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Materials Science and Engineering DepartmentUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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