Towards the theory of phase transformations in metastable liquids. Analytical solutions and stability analysis
Department of Theoretical and Mathematical Physics, Laboratory of Multi-Scale Mathematical Modeling, Ural Federal University, Lenin ave., 51, Ekaterinburg 620000, Russia
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Published online: 11 February 2020
The process of ongoing nucleation and evolution of particles in a metastable liquid caused by external mass sources and crystal withdrawal mechanism is considered. The steady-state and unsteady-state analytical solutions are found analytically. The crystal-size distribution function, as well as the standard Cauchy problem for the liquid supersaturation, are derived. The linear dynamic stability theory of steady-state solutions is developed. The neutral stability surface as a function of system parameters is determined.
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