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New Results in Dendritic Crystal Growth

  • J. Maurer
  • P. Bouissou
  • B. Perrin
  • P. Tabeling
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 237)

Abstract

Crystal growth experiments have led, for a few years now, to clarify the characteristics of the dendrites from both the geometrical and dynamical points of viewl. In the present study, we test the classical results concerning crystal shape selection in new physical situations: (i) when there are facets along the flanks of the dendrite, and (ii) in the presence of a controlled hydrodynamic flow around the crystal.

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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Maurer
    • 1
  • P. Bouissou
    • 1
  • B. Perrin
    • 1
  • P. Tabeling
    • 1
  1. 1.Groupe de Physique des Solides de l’ENSParisFrance

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