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|Title:||Homogeneous nucleation catastrophe as a kinetic stability limit for superheated crystal||Authors:||Lu, K.
|Issue Date:||1998||Citation:||Lu, K.,Li, Y. (1998). Homogeneous nucleation catastrophe as a kinetic stability limit for superheated crystal. Physical Review Letters 80 (20) : 4474-4477. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.||Abstract:||Homogeneous nucleation kinetics for melting in superheated crystals is analyzed in order to derive a kinetic stability limit for the crystal lattice above its equilibrium melting point (Tm). It is found that at a critical temperature (Tm K, which is about 1.2Tm for various elemental metals) a massive homogeneous nucleation of melting occurs in the superheated crystal. Such a homogeneous nucleation catastrophe, which occurs before other proposed (rigidity, volume, and entropy) catastrophes can intervene, provides us with a kinetic stability limit for superheated crystals.||Source Title:||Physical Review Letters||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/107068||ISSN:||00319007|
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