Nonlinear kinetic theory and pulse interactions in phase transition

  • Zhang Yi-fang


The kinetics of nucleation of phase transition is a phenomenal theory. Some new technologies of preparation of nanomaterials, for example, by shock wave and by electropulsing, are pulse interactions. Based on the known nonlinear theories of phase transition, the nonlinear kinetics of phase transition is discussed, and a soliton-like model is proposed. This mathematical method can not only explain the basic characteristics of pulse interactions and suddenness of phase transition, and possesses a consistency of mechanism for nucleation and growth.

Key words

phase transition nonlinear theory nueleation soliton 


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  • Zhang Yi-fang
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsYunnan UniversityKunmingChina

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