Phase Boundaries, Particles, and Pores

  • C. Barry Carter
  • M. Grant Norton


In ceramic materials, as in other materials systems, interfaces are the most important region of the material because that’s where most of the action takes place. PBs are particularly important because they are the interfaces between dissimilar phases.


Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Phase Boundary Interfacial Energy Triple Junction Misfit Dislocation 
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  1. The details of nucleation and growth theory are given in many standard text books on kinetics and phase transformations: see the books on interfaces in  Chapter 15 and on phase transformations in  Chapter 25.

General References

  1. The details of nucleation and growth theory are given in many standard textbooks on kinetics and phase transformations: see the books on interfaces in  Chapter 14 and on phase transformations in  Chapter 25.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Chemical, Materials and Biomolecular EngineeringUniversity of ConnecticutStorrsUSA
  2. 2.School of Mechanical and Materials EngineeringWashington State UniversityPullmanUSA

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