Growth of Crystals: Volume 10

Growth of Crystals: Volume 10

by N. N. Sheftal

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Growth of Crystals: Volume 10 by N. N. Sheftal

This tenth volume completes the first series of "Growth of Crystals," which began in 1957. The sources of the volumes are as follows: for Vol. I, the 1st All-Union Conference on Crystal Growth; for Vol. 3, the 2nd; and for Vols. 5 and 6, the 3rd; Vols. 7 and 8 reported the International Symposium on Crystal Growth at the Seventh International Crystallography Con­ gress, and Vol. 9 the 1969 symposium on crystal growth dedicated to E. S. Fedorov; Vols. 2, 4, and 10 did not originate in conferences. The main problem that largely occupied the conferences and symposia and also the inter­ mediate volumes was that of real crystal formation, as well as the relation of crystal growth theory to practical crystal production. This tenth volume, which completes this first series, is to a considerable extent a survey. It contains more extensive theoretical and experimental original papers, as well as some shorter papers dealing with particular but important aspects of real crystal formation. The volume opens with a paper by V. V. Voronkov, which deals with the structure of crystal surface in Kossel's model. The model as proposed by Kossel is extremely simple. It deals qualitatively with the basic trends in the growth of an idealized crystal in its own va­ por at absolute zero, and naturally does not allow one to perform quantitative studies on com­ plex real processes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461342588
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 10/08/2011
Edition description: 1976
Pages: 290
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Structure of a crystal surface and Kossel’s model.- Condensation mechanisms and liquid structure.- The two-dimensional nucleation rate for a homopolar crystal containing microscopic defects.- Epitaxial growth of single-crystal films (review).- Crystallization of epitaxial films by vacuum condensation: optimal conditions and orientation mechanism.- Crystallite orientation in electrodeposition of metals.- Crystallization of cadmium sulfide from vapor.- Growth mechanism for vapor-deposited cadmium sulfide.- Pinacoid growth pyramids in artificial quartz crystals.- Growth conditions and the structure of artificial quartz crystals.- Some trends in shape production for artificial quartz crystals.- Growth anisotropy of gallium arsenide and germanium in gas-transport systems.- Shape of twins with the diamond structure.- Crystallization mechanism of germanium from solution in gold.- Scanning electron microscope observation of domain fields in SbSI crystals grown from the vapor state.- Mass crystal growth.- Trends in real crystal formation and some principles for single crystal growth.- Effects of growth conditions on single crystal shape.- Melt supercooling in the growth of germanium single crystals.- Effects of medium incorporation in the evolution of final growth forms in crystals.- Electrocrystallization and the electrolytic deposition mechanism for silver.- Thermal approach of atoms, phase transitions, and polytypes.- Simulation of crystal growth.- A crystal as a medium that orders phenomena.- In memory of A. S. Shein.- Postscript.

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