Kinetics of Phase Transitions

@article{Puri2009KineticsOP,
  title={Kinetics of Phase Transitions},
  author={Sanjay Puri},
  journal={Phase Transitions},
  year={2009},
  volume={77},
  pages={407-431}
}
  • S. Puri
  • Published 24 March 2009
  • Physics
  • Phase Transitions
We review developments in the field of phase ordering dynamics, viz., the evolution of a homogeneous multi-component mixture which has been rendered thermodynamically unstable by a rapid quench below the critical temperature. We discuss results for cases with both nonconserved and conserved order parameters. We also highlight recent research directions in this field, i.e., the incorporation of experimentally relevant effects in the studies of phase ordering systems. 
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