Patterns, Defects and Materials Instabilities

Patterns, Defects and Materials Instabilities

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401067553
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 09/22/2011
Series: Nato Science Series E: , #183
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1990
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

One-Dimensional Cellular Patterns.- Defects and Defect-Mediated Turbulence.- Phase Dynamics - The Concept and some Recent Developments.- Transient Pattern Dynamics: General Concepts and the Freedericksz Transition in Nematics.- Localized Structures in Reaction-Diffusion Systems.- Kinetic Models for Defect Populations in Driven Materials.- External Noise and Pattern Selection in Convectively Unstable Systems.- Secondary Instability of Traveling Inclined Rolls in Taylor-Dean System.- Experiments on the Formation of Stationary Spatial Structures on a Network of Coupled Oscillators.- Studies on Instabilities and Patterns in Evaporating Liquids at Reduced Pressure and/or Microwave Irradiation.- Directional Solidification: Theoretical Methods and Current Understanding.- New Instabilities in Directional Solidification of Succinonitrile.- Stationnary Cells in Directional Solidification.- Recent Progress in the Theory of the Growth of Needle Crystals.- Structural Invariants and the Description of the Local Structure of Condensed Matter.- Structural Aspects of Domain Patterns in Ceramics and Alloys.- Self-Organization in Far-from-Equilibrium Reactive Porous Media Subject to Reaction Front Fingering.- Nonlinearity and Selforganization in Plasticity and Fracture.- Plastic Instabilities and the Deformation of Metals.- Dislocation Patterns and Plastic Instabilities.- Numerical Simulation of Dislocation Patterns during Plastic Deformation.- Pattern Formation during CW Laser Melting of Silicon.- Irradiation-Induced Cavity Lattice Formation in Metals.- The Formation of Clusters of Cavities during Irradiation.- A Mesoscopic Theory of Irradiation-Induced Void-Lattice Formation.- Participants.

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