crystalline interface

crys·tal·line in·ter·face

in dentistry, a boundary between adjacent crystals.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

crys·tal·line in·ter·face

(kristă-lēn intĕr-fās)
In dentistry, boundary between adjacent crystals.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The increase of hardness and decrease in the wear rate on the coating were attributed to the amorphous crystalline interfaces on boron carbide particles and the boron and tungsten carbides in the amorphous matrix.
The higher energy crystalline interfaces reduce the free energy barrier for nucleation increasing the probability of forming a stable nuclei, and more importantly increase the number of potential nucleation sites.