Influence of Particle Size on Ice Nucleation and Growth During the Ice‐Templating Process

  title={Influence of Particle Size on Ice Nucleation and Growth During the Ice‐Templating Process},
  author={Sylvain Deville and Eric Maire and Audrey Lasalle and Agn{\`e}s Bogner and Catherine Gauthier and J'erome Leloup and Christian Gilbert Guizard},
  journal={Journal of the American Ceramic Society},
The solidification behavior of suspensions of alumina particles during directional solidification is investigated here by in situ observations using X-ray radiography and tomography. The objective of this study was to assess the influence of particle size on the solidification behavior of the suspensions during the early stages of solidification. Four powders with particle size in the range of 0.2–3.4 μm (median size) were investigated. Solidification is obtained by cooling at a constant rate… Expand

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