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Title: Droplet Fluctuations in the Morphology and Kinetics of Martensites
Authors: Rao, Madan
Sengupta, Surajit
Issue Date: 1997
Publisher: American Physical Society
Citation: Physical Review Letters, 1997, Vol.77, p2168
Abstract: We present a mode-coupling theory which describes the morphology and kinetics of the nucleation of twinned martensite droplets within a parent crystal. This involves a ``slow'' vacancy field that lives at the parent-product interface. Our theory suggests that a slow quench from the parent phase produces an equilibrium product, while a fast quench produces a metastable martensite. In two dimensions, the martensite nuclei grow as strips having alternating twin domains, with well-defined front velocities. Several empirically known structural and kinetic relations drop out naturally from our theory.
Description: Restricted Access. An open-access version is available at arXiv.org (one of the alternative locations)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/4597
ISSN: 0031-9007
1079-7114 (Onnline)
Alternative Location: http://arxiv.org/abs/cond-mat/9607038
http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1103/PhysRevLett.78.2168
Copyright: 1997, American Physical Society
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