NUCLEATION IN METASTABLE SOLID SOLUTION – STOCHASTIC KINETIC MEAN FIELD APPROACH VERSUS CLASSICAL NUCLEATION THEORY

D. M. Fenech, M. O. Pasichnyy, A. M. Gusak

Abstract


The application of Stochastic Kinetic Mean Field approach to the kinetics of nucleation at the decomposition of supersaturated binary solid solution is presented. The dependencies of incubation time on the noise amplitude and the supersaturation are obtained. SKMF modeling demonstrates the validity of Classical Nucleation Theory. The logarithm of nucleation time is inversely proportional to the squared supersaturation. The logarithm of nucleation time is a linear function of the inverse squared noise amplitude.


Keywords


SKMF approach, mean field, binary solid solution, decomposition, nucleation, incubation time

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