homogeneous nucleation


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ho·mo·ge·ne·ous nu·cle·a·tion

nucleation about a nidus composed of material identical with that precipitating.
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In the absence of a nucleating agent, the bubbles appear as a result of the homogeneous nucleation and, in addition, are nucleated at the boundaries between crystalline and amorphous polymer regions.
Note that, under homogeneous nucleation with [lambda](x) [equivalent to] [lambda], we have [V.
The free particle and the fixed particle theories included obstruction of tubular lumen either by supersaturation and homogeneous nucleation of stone-forming salts inside the tubular lumen or by crystal adherence to luminal renal tubular cells and interaction of the fixed nuclei with the surrounding supersaturated environment.
Homogeneous Nucleation Heterogeneous Nucleation 1 This type of nucleation occurs Occurs when the surface in when the surface in contact of contact of liquid contains the liquid is smooth and liquid cavities.
Therefore, it can be concluded that the VLTCP phenomenon can be caused by homogeneous nucleation as it has the same undercooling as pointed out above.
The commonly held view today is that explosive eruptions are generated by the homogeneous nucleation of bubbles in a supersaturated magma (see Mangan et al.
Other mechanisms of broadening include limited aggregation, creating larger particles, and homogeneous nucleation, creating smaller particles, which are considered likely in the SFRP case mentioned above.
The homogeneous nucleation and heterogeneous nucleation work together in PA6 crystallization because PA6 is a semicrystalline polymer.
V](t, x) have to approximate that one associated to a Poisson homogeneous nucleation with intensity [lambda] = [[lambda].
The ability to foam thin cross sections is made possible because of the uniform, single-phase solution and the resulting homogeneous nucleation.
As a result, homogeneous nucleation is unlikely to occur.
The heterogeneous nucleation is usually 100 to 1000 times more favourable than homogeneous nucleation.