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Title: Pore and grain boundary migration under a temperature gradient: A phase-field model study

In this study, the collective migration behavior of pores and grain boundaries under a temperature gradient is studied for simple single crystal, bi-crystal and polycrystal configurations with a phase-field model formulism. For simulation of the microstructure of solids, composed of pores and grain boundaries, the results indicate that not only the volume fraction of pores, but also its spatial partitioning between the grain boundary junctions and the grain boundary segments appears to be important. In addition to various physical properties, the evolution kinetics, under given temperature gradients, will be strongly influenced with the initial morphology of a poly-crystalline microstructure.
  1. Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
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Journal ID: ISSN 0965-0393
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Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 24; Journal Issue: 3; Journal ID: ISSN 0965-0393
IOP Publishing
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Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
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Country of Publication:
United States
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE phase-field model; pore and grain boundary migration