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Phase transformations of nanoparticles exposed to hydrostatic pressure

Vollath, Dieter and Fischer, Franz Dieter (2010) Phase transformations of nanoparticles exposed to hydrostatic pressure. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 12 (5). pp. 1859-1868.

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A thermodynamic analysis of phase transformations of nanoparticles under hydrostatic pressure has revealed important differences between phase transformations under isothermal or adiabatic conditions. This presuppositionless analysis fully explains a hysteresis with respect to the phase fraction and the pressure observed experimentally. It is important to mention that the results of this analysis may be transferred to the role of any external volumetric field acting on phase transforming nanoparticles. Typical examples are phase transformations of ferromagnetic intermetallics subjected to the influence of magnetic fields.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Nanocrystalline material - Phase transformation - Thermodynamics - Fluctuation - Hysteresis - Hydrostatic pressure - Heat transfer - Modeling and simulation
Subjects:Material Science > Nanostructured materials
ID Code:9247
Deposited By:SPI
Deposited On:08 Jun 2010 17:45
Last Modified:08 Jun 2010 17:45

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